Something fundamental has really gone wrong in our most recent dispensation where life has lost its value. Please try again later. We have a volunteer within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Please try again later. On 24 February 2010, Yar’Adua returned to Abuja although still sick. There is a problem with your email/password. based on information from your browser. Major General Shehu Musa Yar'Adua (March 5, 1943 – December 8, 1997) was a Nigerian businessman, soldier, and politician. President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of Yar'Adua on the passing of Hajiya Rabi, mother in-law of his late friend and classmate, General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, describing her demise as a sad loss. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. Try again later. He died in captivity on December 8, 1997.Yar'Adua's younger brother Umaru Yar'Adua became president of Nigeria in 2007.See Shehu Musa Yar'Adua: A Biography. Add to your scrapbook. From Kirikiri Prison in 1995, he wrote, “Please don't worry too much about me. Share this memorial using social media sites or email. M ohammed Habib . Are you adding a grave photo that will fulfill this request? Gen. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, GCON, Tafida Katsina was born on 5th March 1943 and died on 8th December 1997. Life is interesting as SMY age-mates and contemporaries are ruling our beloved country. wf.src = 'https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/webfont/1.5.3/webfont.js'; Kindly Share This Story. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. Everyone has a birth-day and a death-day. Former President Goodluck Jonathan has Eulogised Late President Yar’Adua 10 Years After his Death. You have chosen this person to be their own family member. President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of Yar’Adua over the death of Hajiya Rabi who was the mother-in-law of his late friend and classmate, General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua (Rtd), describing her demise as a sad loss. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. /* You can add more configuration options to webfontloader by previously defining the WebFontConfig with your options */ His father, Musa […] By. In Memory of Late General Shehu Musa Yar'Adua. His personal willingness to accommodate unsavory characters that today 2020 are extremely lucky to be alive and wangles within the corridors of power, finds it very difficult to reflect a little backwards on his mentorship. O’Allah provide us the strong heart and mindset to lead right from our homes and shoulder the responsibilities placed upon us. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. Your email address will not be published. var s = document.getElementsByTagName( 'script' )[0]; Are you sure that you want to report this flower to administrators as offensive or abusive? var wf = document.createElement( 'script' ); On the 8th of December, he slumped in his room and had to be taken to the hospital for urgent medical attention. It was so agonizing that life was snuffed out of you. Politicians Your email address will not be published. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. After Umaru Musa Yar'Adua became ill and left Nigeria for medical treatment, the National Assembly declared Goodluck Jonathan Acting President on February 9, 2010. We have 2 volunteers within ten miles of your requested photo location. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. Please select a county or city to continue. Also an additional 2 volunteers within fifty miles. Field of Activity. Prayers at the National Mosque will immediately follow. Cemetery is in Katsina, Katsina State, Nigeria, but Katsina is not listed as an option. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. Drag images here or select from your computer for Gen Shehu Musa Yar'adua memorial. If you notice a problem with the translation, please send a message to [email protected] and include a link to the page and details about the problem. GREAT NEWS! Published November 2, 2018 November 2, 2018. He was governor of Katsina State in northern Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 28 May 2007. Nigeria in the 21 years of a straight and successful democracy only revels in the irony of life. This memorial has been copied to your clipboard. We have 2 volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. Please reset your password. Oops, some error occurred while uploading your photo(s). Failed to remove flower. To suggest a correction or addition, visit the memorial page and click Suggest Edits. Occupation. We have set your language to This account has been disabled. wf.async = 'true'; The death of former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, was undoubtedly a rude shock to those following the Nigerian political space keenly. In one of his quotes: “It is the sacrifice some of us must make for our country Nigeria to be free”. Year should not be greater than current year. We are so scared to start thinking that those in the graveyards are better than those that are living, as we have seen uncountable lives being snuffed out of people not knowing their offences and those that get involved in the criminal acts have no justifiable reasons to take                                                                                                                                                                              the lives of those presumed to be innocent souls in search of their daily bread. Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. Oops, we were unable to send the email. Gen. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, GCON, Tafida Katsina was born on 5th March 1943 and died on 8th December 1997. In death his legacy remains compelling to those who hold power and those who seek power. Where did we go wrong? Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? Everyone has a birth-day and a death-day. The former president at a program on Saturday revealed that a former leader of the country during the military regime, Gen. Sani Abacha wanted him, the late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and the June 12 hero, the late Moshood Abiola, dead while in prison. 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Many believe the former Katsina Governor was best leader of Africa’s most populous nation since the return to multi-party democracy in 1999. There was an error deleting this problem. Armed Forces--Officers. GREAT NEWS! Late Gen. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua and I wrote WASCE in 1961 –Buhari. Organization: (naf) Operation Feed the Nation (Nigeria) Birth Place (naf) Katsina (Nigeria) Associated Locale (naf) Nigeria. Remove advertising from a memorial by sponsoring it for just $5. })(); Allah the Most Merciful, the Most Gracious! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. SMY Sir, you will remain in our hearts within our lifetime as an institution of learning. It is 23 years that you departed this world in mysterious circumstances. Shehu Musa Yar’adua Shehu Musa Yar’adua (March 5, 1943 – December 8, 1997) was a retired Nigerian Army major general who served as the Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters under General Olusegun Obasanjo’s 1977 – 1979 military government. As Almighty Allah will have it, today Tuesday, the 8th December 2020 makes it 23 years of his passing away to the world beyond. You are only allowed to leave one flower per day for any given memorial. Shehu Musa Yar'Adua was a gifted politician. A system error has occurred. Yar’Adua Wednesday, May 5, 2020 marked exactly 10 years since the curtains fell on a good man, humble patriot and former president of Nigeria, Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’Adua. Verify and try again. Highlights of Late Shehu Musa Yar’Adua’s Career, Profile — His Achievements and Cause of Death. Generals. Asabe Shehu Musa Yar'Adua (born 6 June 1956) is the widow of Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, a retired Nigerian Army major general who served as the Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters under General Olusegun Obasanjo's 1977 - 1979 military government.. She is the founder/president of Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation (ASYARF), a non-governmental organisation with its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. By MOHAMMED G. POTISKUM Allah the Most Merciful, the Most Gracious! Former Nigeria’s President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, unravelled reasons why he supported the candidacy of Alhaji Shehu Musa Yar’Adua over Chief Olu Falae in … Gen. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, GCON, Tafida Katsina was born […] To add a flower, click the “Leave a Flower” button. Feb. 18, 2014 NewsRescue At a slippery point in time in Nigeria’s history and indeed the history of Africa, where decent leadership is elusive and desperation triumphs; where the people have given up on integrity and the possibility of upright anti corrupt leadership. The statement said: “The Board of Trustees of the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation will host a Memorial Programme in honour of late Shehu Yar’Adua to mark the 20th anniversary of his death. if ( typeof WebFontConfig === "undefined" ) { Gender. [email protected] Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, President and Commander in Chief of Nigerian Armed Forces is dead. We have a volunteer within ten miles of your requested photo location. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua (16 August 1951 – 5 May 2010) was the 13th president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Make sure that the file is a photo. Place the pin on the map to plot a location. From God we came & to Him we return. He was the older brother of former Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua. He was the older brother of former Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua.Following on his training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Sandhurst, England, Yar'Adua participated in the Nigerian Civil War. ). So much water has gone down the drain in Nigeria. The 52-year old, who became a prisoner following the death of a man he fought with, was at the centre being run by Senator Shehu Sani to collect some … Death Date (edtf) 1997-12-08. Upon his death on May 5, Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua, 58, left a legacy of patient rule and realistic reform. For help using the website visit our help page or contact [email protected] This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. Yar’Adua was born to an elite Fulani family, and his birthplace was an important centre of Islamic learning. Dear late Tafida, we have wronged ourselves as we disagreed with most of your struggles: either we were blind or deaf when you were expressing what the future might hold for us if we deviated from the reality of life or refused to uphold the faithful belief in the right doctrine. Hardly can anyone at the ages of 54 – 75 years on earth understand what led to our present situation. WebFontConfig['google'] = {families: ['Open+Sans:300,400,600,700,800,300italic,400italic,600italic,700italic,800italic', 'Arimo:400,700,400italic,700italic']}; The sentence was commuted to life in prison but he died in captivity on 8 December 1997. President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Yar’Adua family of Yar’Adua on the passing of Hajiya Rabi, mother in-law of his late friend and classmate, General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua… We’ve updated the security on the site. Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. Please complete the captcha to let us know you are a real person. } Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Jonathan on Tuesday described his late boss, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua as a President like no other who lived and died for the sake of the country. Thanks for your help! Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Has Affiliation. To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. Birth Date (edtf) 1943-03-05. We do not have any photo volunteers within fifty miles of your requested photo location. O Allah, forgive the soul of late Gen. SM Yar’Adua. Your Scrapbook is currently empty. Are you sure that you want to delete this memorial? Life is worth living and every living soul must taste the wrath of death at the ordained time. 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As faithful Believers, every living soul shall live a life circle as ordained by Almighty Allah. The sponsor of a memorial may add an additional. When Olusegun Obasanjo was military head of state from 1976 until 1979, Yar'Adua was his Vice President.He was sentenced to life in prison by a military tribunal in 1995 after calling on the Nigerian military government of Gen. Sani Abacha and his Provisional Ruling Council to reestablish civilian rule. ... which was then led by Shehu Musa Yar’Adua. Today, democracy strives for 21 years uninterrupted but faces a lot of challenges as the reality of the cardinal point of True Federalism were never allowed to prevail by political Office holders. Even when his death sentence was passed, Shehu Yar'Adua's spirit and determination were not broken. GREAT NEWS! The situation is scaring but silence is never an answer in the present predicament. Include gps location with grave photos where possible. Your account has been locked for 30 minutes due to too many failed sign in attempts. Inna Lillahi wa Inna Illaihi Rajuna! He is gone for good, Insha Allah. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? Family members linked to this person will appear here. Late Gen. SM Yar’Adua was a great Chaos and Crisis Manager of our times. Please contact Find a Grave at [email protected] if you need help resetting your password. As Almighty Allah will have it, today Tuesday, the 8th December 2020 makes it 23 years of his passing away to the world beyond. It is the most difficult time of any leadership in Nigeria, even worse than what led to the civil war. Associated Locale (naf) Great Britain. Resend Activation Email. "> Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. It is the sacrifice some of us must make for our country to be free.” Shehu Musa Yar'Adua died two and a … He was sentenced to death by a military tribunal in 1995, after calling on the Nigerian military government of General Sani Abacha and his Provisional Ruling Council to re-establish civilian rule. Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Personal Life Yar'adua married Hajia Binta in 1965, and they had five children, including Murtala Yar'Adua, former Nigerian Minister of State for Defence. wf.type = 'text/javascript'; This book, set against the backdrop of Nigerian history, tells the inside story of Yar'Adua's life and his vision for his country. Try again later. × Thank you for fulfilling this photo request. Today, democracy is undergoing its most difficult times in Nigeria. Try again later. You can still file a request but no one will be notified. Oops, something didn't work. We pray to Almighty Allah to forgive those of us that are living wherever we have betrayed our country and our democracy. Early life and education Yar’Adua was born in Katsina into a titled Fulani family. He … Following on his training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in Sandhurst, England, Yar'Adua participated in the Nigerian Civil War. Translation on Find a Grave is an ongoing project. I thought you might like to see a memorial for Gen Shehu Musa Yar'adua I found on Findagrave.com. For memorials with more than one photo, additional photos will appear here or on the photos tab. or don't show this again—I am good at figuring things out. The cause of Shehu Musa Yar’Adua’s death remains stewed in controversy. He died late Wednesday evening, about 9 o’clock at … Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. Save to an Ancestry Tree, a virtual cemetery, your clipboard for pasting or Print. male. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account. For Edits select Suggest Edits on the memorial page. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. To view a photo in more detail or edit captions for photos you added, click the photo to open the photo viewer. s.parentNode.insertBefore( wf, s ); We were unable to submit your feedback at this time. found: Wikipedia, Aug. 13, 2015 (Umaru Musa Yar'Adua; b. in Katsina; a member of political party founded by his elder brother Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, the People's Democratic Movement (PDM); governor of Katsina State 1999-2007; d. at the Aso Rock presidential villa [Abuja] after treatments abroad for … Nigeria--Politics and government--1993-2007. Shehu Yar’Adua’s Death With a long history of smoking and poor dieting, Shehu’s health deteriorated while in Prison. The Memorial is scheduled for Friday, December 8, 2017 at 9:30am at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja. WebFontConfig = new Object(); Later that year, Yar’Adua died on 5 May at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa. A former president of the country, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed the shocking details surrounding the death of Shehu Musa Yar’Adua. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. Try again later. On February 24, 2010, Yar'adua returned to Abuja, and died at the Aso Rock presidential Villa at 9 P.M. on May 5, 2010. All photos appear on this tab and here you can update the sort order of photos on memorials you manage. He was declared the winner of the controversial Nigerian presidential election held on 21 April … Shehu Musa Yar'Adua was a first-hand participant in some of Nigeria's most pivotal moments since independence. In March 1995, General Yar'Adua alongside Olusegun Obasanjo, Lawan Gwadabe and others were arrested on allegations of plotting a coup to overthrow the General Sani Abacha regime. Required fields are marked *. In politics, late Gen.  Shehu Musa Yar’Adua attracted a welter of less than desirable personalities, who stood in direct and often battling contradictions to his recognized tactical brilliance and the talented associates that also surrounded him. (function() { An Islamic burial took place on 6 May in his hometown in Katsina. If a new volunteer signs up in your requested photo location, they may see your existing request and take the photo. Thanks for using Find a Grave, if you have any feedback we would love to hear from you. The Yar’Aduas had been actively involved in Nigeria’s politics. Failed to report flower. Sorry! Try again. Late Gen. SM Yar’Adua was a great Chaos and Crisis Manager of our times. However, his words linger on: stand firm, say the truth and be yourself in any situation you find yourself. Failed to delete memorial. GREAT NEWS! All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. If you have questions, please contact [email protected] According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by … He was later pronounced dead from natural causes. Life is worth living and every living soul must test the wrath of death at the ordained time. His inauguration marked the first time in the country’s history that an elected civilian head of state had transferred power to another.