JUST IN: Emir of Buhari’s hometown loses wife | Nigerian News. Latest Nigeria News. Your online Nigerian Newspaper. f

0

Hajiya Binta Umar, the first wife of the Emir of Daura in Katsina State, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar has died.

She died on Friday in Daura after a protracted illness. She was aged 70.

President Muhammadu Buhari is from Daura, Katsina State.

The death of the Emir’s wife was confirmed by Malam Usman Ibrahim, the Sarkin Labaran Daura (Chief Information Officer) of the Emirate Council.


He said that Hajiya Binta died at about 8 am on Friday at the emir’s palace and has been buried according to Islamic rites.

Ibrahim added that the funeral prayer was led by the Chief Imam of Daura Central Mosque, Malam Suleiman Salisu.

The deceased was survived by her husband, six children, and many grandchildren, as well as her adopted children.


Click to signup for FREE news updates, latest information and hottest gists everyday

Advertise on NigerianEye.com to reach thousands of our daily readers


Post a Comment Default Disqus

Latest Nigerian News
Comments are Moderated. Clean Comments will be swiftly approved. No swear words, no racism, allowed.

 
xzb
Top