Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has described the late President of Tanzania, John Magufuli, as one who acquitted himself as an African leader of great distinction to his country.
In a statement by his special assistance on mefia Kehinde Akinyemi ,former President Obasanjo noted that the late Tanzanian President, devoted his time to service his people, particularly in the area of infrastructural developments describing him as a
statesman, profound thinker, tactician and patriot.
The former African Union AU leader remarked that: Africa has lost one of its finest sons.
Obasanjo prayed to God to grant the new president wisdom, courage and fortitude she will need as she assumed the office.
Earlier, he had written to the new President to formally condoled with her and the good people of Tanzania on the demise of the country’s leader.