The mother of Senator Ahmed Lawan, the President of the 9th Senate, Hajiya Halima Daja, has died.
She died in Gashua, Yobe State, Saturday night, October 14.
According to Lawan’s media adviser, Dr Ezrel Tabiowo, the mother of the former Senate President died at the age of 86.
The statement said Hajiya Halima Ibrahim will be buried on Sunday in Gashua according to Islamic rites.
“Funeral prayers will, thereafter, be said for the deceased at the Gashua Central Mosque, located in the Emir’s Palace.
“Senator Ahmad Lawan appreciates the outpouring of love and support already received from friends, relatives, and colleagues
“The family would like to extend deepest gratitude to all those who have reached out and offered their condolences, thoughts, and prayers during this time of immense sadness. Your love and support have been a source of strength, and they are forever thankful”, the statement said.