Pain, Deep Loss as Death Hits President Buhari's Family

Pain, Deep Loss as Death Hits President Buhari's Family

  • President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, December 8, lost his niece, Hajiya Laraba Dauda, to death
  • The death of Laraba who was a sister to Mamman Daura (the president's nephew), left behind a lot of children and grandchildren
  • In a statement released by a presidential media aide, Garba Shehu, Buhari described the deceased as caring and vibrant in her lifetime

Hajiya Laraba Dauda, a niece of President Muhammadu Buhari, has been reported dead by reliable sources.

In a statement from the presidency sighted by PM News, it was gathered that Labara left behind children and grandchildren.

President Muhammadu Buhari
Buhari was deeply touched by the death of Laraba (Photo: @Mbuhari)
Source: Twitter

The said statement released by a presidential media aide, Garba Shehu, on Thursday, December 8, said Buhari has condoled with his extended family members on the demise of his Laraba, who happens to be Mamman Daura's sister.

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Late Laraba is survived by brothers and sisters, including Malam Mamman Daura, all of whom are presently in Daura, Katsina state, to mourn their loss.

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According to the president, the deceased was a ”caring mother, full of life and witty who was very passionate about the welfare of her family.”

President Buhari added in the statement:

"Her passing away is saddening but Allah knows best. My condolences to all those she left behind.
”May Allah repose her soul."

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The former governor of Sokoto state, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, had lost his wife, Hajiya Atika.

In a condolence message to the lawmaker who also represents Sokoto North Senatorial District, President Muhammadu Buhari extended his sympathy to Wamakko's family.

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The message released by the senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, said Buhari received the death of Hajiya Atika with a heavy heart.

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Also describing Hajiya Atika as a woman who was a significant part of the former governor's life, President Buhari said such pain is difficult to handle.↳ Read the hottest World Cup news, gossip, analytics, and predictions!

His words:

“The loss of a woman who was a significant part of your life, being the mother of your children, is particularly a deep pain to handle.”


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