OVERVIEW OF: Buhari mourns as Abacha’s younger sister dies
President Muhmmadu Buhari has expressed condolences over the death of younger sister of former military Head of State, General Sani Abacha, Hajiya Fatima Mohammed.
In a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.
President Buhari also commiserated with the son of Hajiya Fanta, as she was fondly addressed, Senator Basheer Mohammed (Lado), who is Federal Commissioner at the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
“President Muhammadu Buhari expresses condolences over the passage of Hajiya Fatima (Fanta) Garba Mohammed, immediate younger sister of late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, and mother of Senator Basheer Mohammed (Lado), Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).
“The President sympathises with the Abacha family, Sen. Lado and his siblings as well as the people of Kano State, noting that Hajia Fanta, who lived to the age of 75, devoted her time on earth to caring for the less-privileged and godly upbringing of her children.
President Buhari prays that Allah will console all those who mourn and grant Hajiya Fanta Aljannatul Firdaus”, the statement said.