By Salim Yunusa


The wife of the Former President, late Shehu Shagari, has died earlier today.


In a statement signed by Muhammad Bala Shagari, Sarkin Mafaran Shagari, he said:


“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). We lost her in the early hours of today, 12th August 2021, at about 3:00 am, after battling Covid-19 at the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre in Abuja.


Hajiya Hadiza Shehu Shagari was 80 years old. Her Jana iza (Funeral Prayer) will take place today, at 4:00 pm, immediately after Asr prayer, at the National Mosque, Abuja.”


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