Former Nigerian First Lady, Hadiza Shagari, the wife of late former President, Shehu Shagari, has died after battling COVID-19 complications.
According to a statement signed by Capt. Muhammad Bala Shagari (rtd) on behalf of the family, which was shared on Facebook by Bello Shagari, a grandson of the late former president, Hadiza died at the age of 80 years. Funeral prayer would be organize for her today at the National Mosque in Abuja.
“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),” the statement read.