The wife of late former Nigerian President Shehu Shagari, is dead.
This was disclosed by one of her children, Muhammad Bala Shagari in a statement on Thursday.
According to Muhammad, the 80-year-old Hadiza Shagari died at a COVID-19 isolation centre in Abuja, and she is expected to be buried today.
“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),
“She died in the early hours of today, 12th August 2021, at about 3:00 am, after battling Covid-19 at the Gwagwalada Isolation Center in Abuja.”
“Her Jana’iza (Funeral Prayer) will take place today, at 4:00 pm, immediately after Asr prayer, at the National Mosque, Abuja.” he said.