Abuja—President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, called the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman, to condole with him over the death of his mother, Hajia Aminatu Mai Babban Daki.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja, Buhari urged the emir to take solace in the fact that the deceased lived a good life, devoted to serving Allah and humanity.
“Please be comforted. May Allah accept her soul,” the President said.
Hajia Aminatu, who died on Saturday, was survived by nine children, and had been buried according to Muslim rites.
It would be recalled that President Buhari, who is on extended medical vacation in the United Kingdom, had made similar telephone call from London, to condole with Dr Adamu Fika, Wazirin Fika, over the death of his wife, Tasallah.