9th Anniversary: Nigerians Remember Yar’Adua

Nigerians have taken to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to praise Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, a former president, who died in office 2010, nine years ago today.

Naija News recalls that Yar’Adua was the second civilian president under Nigeria’s current constitution after winning the 2007 Presidential election.

Yar’Adua, who led Nigeria for 3 years, died aged 58 in Saudi Arabia and was flown back for burial. The known cause of death was pericarditis, inflammation of a membrane around the heart.

Remembering the former President, Nigerians took to Twitter on Sunday, May to heap praises on him, with some describing the late Yar’Adua as the best President Nigeria has ever had.

Naija News captured some of the comments below…

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