Mother of the immediate-past Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, Hajiya Halima Ibrahim, is dead, aged 86 years.
Senator Lawan’s mother passed on this Saturday, October 14, 2023, at her residence in Gashua town, Bade local government area of Yobe State, according to Leadership.
A statement signed by the Media Adviser to Senator Lawan, Dr. Ezrel Tabiowo, said Hajiya Halima Ibrahim will be buried according to Islamic rites on Sunday, October 15, 2023, at Gashua town by 11am.
It read further, “Funeral prayers will, thereafter, be said for the deceased at the Gashua Central Mosque, located in the Emir’s Palace.
“Senator Ahmad Lawan appreciates the outpouring of love and support already received from friends, relatives, and colleagues.
“The family would like to extend deepest gratitude to all those who have reached out and offered their condolences, thoughts, and prayers during this time of immense sadness. Your love and support have been a source of strength, and they are forever thankful.”