Ex-First Lady Dies of COVID-19

Ex-First Lady Dies of COVID-19

The wife of the former President of Nigeria, Alhaji Usman Aliyu Shagari, Hadiza has died.

Information gathered stated that Hadiza died of complexities resulting from coronavirus on Thursday.

A statement released by the son of the deceased, Bala Shagari, said that the 80-year-old wife of the former president died at the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre, Abuja.

On Thursday, the statement made available noted, “We regret to announce the demise of our beloved mother, Hajiya Hadiza Shehu Shagari, the wife of H.E late President Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR (Turakin Sokoto),” One of her children Muhammad Bala Shagari said in a statement.

“Her Jana’iza (Funeral Prayer) will take place today, at 4:00 pm, immediately after Asr prayer, at the National Mosque, Abuja.”

She was buried on Thursday afternoon according to Islamic rites.

May her gentle soul rest in peace, Amen.

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