Former president Shehu Shagari’s wife, Hadiza dies of COVID-19

The wife and widow of former Nigerian president Shehu Shagari, Hadiza is dead after a long battle with COVID-19.

According to reports, Mrs Hadiza Shagari passed away on Thursday 12 August, from COVID-19 complications.

A statement issued by her Grandson, Bello Shagari on his Facebook page announcing the sad news, said she died at the Gwagwalada Isolation Center in Abuja at 3am, local time.

Hadiza Shagari will be buried according to Islamic rites at the National Mosque, Abuja, according to the Facebook statement.

“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”, the statement reads.

May she find peace as she goes to rest. ?

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