Wife of Former President of Nigeria Dies Of COVID-19

Information reaching xorlali.com is that the wife of the late President Shehu Shagari, Hadiza Shagari is dead.

The report has it that Hadiza died at a COVID-19 isolation center in Abuja at 80 years.

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She is expected to be buried today according to Islamic rites.

The Sarkin Marafan Shagari, Muhammad Bala Shagari (retd Capt.) in a statement released on behalf of the family announced Hadiza’s demise on Thursday.

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He wrote, “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 Center in Abuja.

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

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