President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences
to President Joe Biden and the people of the United States on
the passing of the former Secretary of State, Colin Powell.
Powell’s death was announced in a statement by his family
which revealed that he died of complications from COVID-19.
Buhari, in a statement issued by his Senior Special Adviser on
Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, described the deceased
as a global icon, adding that he played a role in the
eradication of polio in Africa