The president made his sentiments known in a statement by his media aide Malam Garba Shehu on Saturday in Abuja.
Buhari recalled that Katsina had worked at the Nigerian Federal Radio Corporation and Deutsche Welle in Germany for decades before joining the Nigerian Television Authority.
The late, thereafter, led a team to establish the Katsina State Broadcasting Service, according to Buhari.
The president said that Katsina belonged to the golden age of broadcasting in Nigeria characterized by passion for work and patriotism.
He prayed to Allah to forgive his shortcomings and reward his good deeds.
The president also prayed to God to comfort Katsina‘s family.
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