NEWS UPDATE: Tafawa Balewa’s Wife, Jummai Is Dead: BUHARI REACTS

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The late former Nigeria’s Prime Minister, Abubakar Tafawa
Balewa’s wife, Hajiya Jummai Abubakar is dead!.
She died on Sunday in Lagos.

President Muhammadu Buhari through his Senior Special
Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Sunday,
has sent a condolence message to the family of the
Abubakars.
In the message sent through the Bauchi State Governor, Bala
Mohammed, Buhari said:
Meanwhile, Buhari has directed the Secretary to the
Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, to make an
aircraft from the Presidential fleet available for the evacuation
of the remains of the deceased from Lagos, where she died in
a private hospital, to Bauchi.
The remains of the late prime minister’s wife, who died at the
age of 85, will be committed to mother earth in Bauchi on
Monday.

Tafawa Balewa’s wife, Jummai is dead:

Buhari reacts
“It was with the deepest sense of
sorrow that I have learnt of the tragic
demise of Hajiya Jummai Tafawa
Balewa. In her sad demise, Nigeria has
lost an outstanding political figure, who
was passionately committed to the
cause of the family and the legacies of
her late husband.
“I convey my heartfelt condolences to
members of the bereaved family, the
government and people of Bauchi State
and the entire people of our dear
country. May Allah repose her soul.”

Meanwhile, Buhari has directed the Secretary to the
Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, to make an
aircraft from the Presidential fleet available for the evacuation
of the remains of the deceased from Lagos, where she died in
a private hospital, to Bauchi.
The remains of the late prime minister’s wife, who died at the
age of 85, will be committed to mother earth in Bauchi on
Monday.

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