President Muhammadu Buhari’s sister in-law, Hajiya Aisha Mamman, has passed on.
The 75-year old Mamman died in the early hours of Thursday.
The Information Officer of Daura Local Government Council in Katsina state, Alhaji Salisu Haro, made the disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Daura.
He said the deceased died at 11:30 in the morning at the Federal Medical Center in Katsina after a brief illness.
Haro said that the deceased was the wife of the late Alhaji Mamman Danbaffale, the elder brother to Buhari.
He disclosed that Mamman was survived by eight children, including Fatihu Mamman, a staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, and Hajiya Rbiya Mamman, a nutrition officer with the Katsina State Government.
Haro said the deceased had since been buried in Daura in accordance with Islamic injunction.