NewsObituaryShagari’s Wife, Hadiza, Dies of COVID-19

ABUJA — Hadiza Shagari who was a former Nigerian First Lady and wife to the late Nigerian leader, Shehu Shagari, is dead.

Eko Hot Blog learned that the former Nigerian first lady died of COVID-19 complications on Thursday, August 12th, 2021 in Abuja.

Her death was announced in a statement on behalf of the family by the Grandson of the former Nigerian first lady, Bello Shagari.

“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 4:00 pm, immediately after Asr prayer, at the National Mosque, Abuja.”

Bada Yusuf Amoo (Correspondent)

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