Emir of Hadejia loses mother, Buhari reacts
The Emir of Hadejia, Alhaji Adamu Abubakar Maje has lost his mother Hajiya Khadija Abubakar Maje.
NAN reports that Hajiya Khadija passed away after a brief illness on Saturday.
Reacting, President Muhammadu Buhari in a statement by his spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu expressed shock and sadness over her death.
The president also commiserated with the people of Hadejia Emirate, the government and people of Jigawa over their loss.
Shehu quoted the president as expressing deep condolences and that of the nation to the emir, the emirate and Jigawa people.
“Your mother was a witness to your growth and success as a public servant and Emir. I am very sad to hear that she is no more.
”May Allah give you and your family the strength to bear this irreparable loss. We share in your grief,” the president said.
He also prayed for eternal peace for the soul of the departed.