Nigeria’s First Lady, Senator Remi Tinubu, was in Borno State on Wednesday, November 15, for a condolence visit to Governor Babagana Umar Zulum.
Naija News understands that the wife of the Nigerian President, Bola Tinubu, was received in Maiduguri, the state capital, as she met the incumbent governor to sympathize with him and his family over the death of his mother-in-law, Fatsuma Kyari, last week.
The deceased was the mother to Dr Falmata Babagana Zulum, the First Lady of Borno State.
Mrs Tinubu arrived in the state capital yesterday in the company of the wife of the Vice President, Hajiya Nana Kashim Shettima; wife of the Senate President, Ekaette Akpabio; wife of the APC National Chairman, Professor Hafsat Ganduje, and wife of the Minister of Agriculture, Hajjiya Bilkis Kyari.
During their meeting, the Nigerian First Lady admonished the bereaved family to take solace in the will of God.
Reacting, Governor Zulum expressed his gratitude to the First Lady over the visit to sympathize with the family. Earlier, Mrs Tinubu had paid a condolence visit to the governor’s wife at her family house in Maiduguri.
Prayers were offered for the repose of the soul of the departed.
The late Hajjya Fatsuma Kyari was 67 years old and is survived by her children and grandchildren, Naija News understands.
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