President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Cuba’s longest-serving president and revolutionary icon, former President Fidel Castro, aged 90.

President Buhari, on behalf of the Federal Government, offered deepest condolences to Cuban President Raul Castro, and the people of Cuba on the passing early Saturday of the legendary leader, who served his people for almost half a century.

The President, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, assured the country of the sympathy and solidarity of all Nigerians it mourns the exit of this remarkable leader who against all odds stirred uncommon development in sports, education and healthcare sectors of his nation, even to the benefit of other nations.