You Succeeded in Avoiding Justice, But Couldn’t Escape Death, Obasanjo Tells Kashamu
A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday condoled with Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, over the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu.
Obasanjo, in a statement, described Kashamu’s death as “sad,” but noted that his life and history left “lessons for those of all us on this side of the veil.”
He said: “Senator Buruji Kashamu in his lifetime used the maneuver of law and politics to escape from facing justice on alleged criminal offence in Nigeria and outside Nigeria.
“But no legal, political, cultural, social, or even medical maneuver could stop the cold hand of death when the Creator of all of us decides that the time is up.
“May Allah forgive his sin and accept his soul into Aljanah, and may God grant his family and friends fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
Kashamu, prior to his death, engaged in a series of legal battle against the Federal Government of Nigeria over his extradition to the United States of America to face alleged drug trafficking and fraud charges.