President Muhammadu Buhari has consoled the Court of Appeal President, Hon. Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, over the loss of her son Prince Paeke Dongban.

His message was conveyed in a statement Monday night by spokesman Garba Shehu.

President Buhari described the death of the young mathematician as tragic.

The President noted that he was saddened to learn about the sudden demise.

“With his passing away, a promising public career has been tragically cut short.

“In this hour of grief, our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family and the entire people of Plateau State.”

The Nigerian leader prayed for the repose of Pateke’s soul and for strength for the family to bear the loss.

Buhari consoles Court of Appeal President, Justice Dongban-Mensem over son’s death