SAD NEWS!!! Mourning In Aso Rock As President Muhammadu Buhari Suffers Double Loss

By Post Nigeria February 10, 2018 20:21

SAD NEWS!!! Mourning In Aso Rock As President Muhammadu Buhari Suffers Double Loss

According to Premium Times, President Muhammadu Buhari’s extended family has been struck by the loss of two senior members, who died within a few hours of one another.

Halima Dauda who was buried in Daura, on Saturday morning, is the President’s niece and younger sister to his close Associate and nephew, Mamman Daura.

She died at about the age of 56, leaving behind 10 children, four of them male and six females, including one of President Buhari’s Personal Assistants, Mohammed Sabiu Tunde.

The burial, according to Garba Shehu, the Spokesperson to the President, was attended by a Federal Government delegation, led by the Chief of Staff, COS, to the President, Abba Kyari.

Others on the team were Hadi Sirika, Minister of State in charge of Aviation; Ismaila Isa and Sayyu Dantata, both of them Businessmen; three Senior Special Assistants to the President, Sarki Abba, Yau Darazo and Garba Shehu; the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, the Permanent Secretary, State House, Jalal Arabi; and the State Chief of Protocol, Lawal Kazaure.

The Buhari family had earlier buried Aisha Mamman, on Friday. She was the wife of the President’s older brother, Alhaji Mamman.

“Receiving condolences, Malam Mamman on behalf of the family and the Emir, Alhaji Umar Faruk, for the people of Daura Emirate, thanked God for the lives of the deceased and all the visitors for sharing the moment of grief with them”, the statement said.

It also said among those received by the family in Daura, are the Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris, EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, and a former Military Governor of Kaduna State, Jafaru Isa.

 

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