Daily Trust (Abuja)

22 January 2013

Nigeria: Dasuki's Wife Buried in Kaduna

Hundred of sympathisers yesterday attended the burial of late wife of the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Hajiya Gwaggo Jabbo Dasuki who died on Sunday after an illness.

The deceased was the youngest wife of late Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Sardauna of Sokoto. Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki married her after the death of her husband, Daily Trust gathered.

Hajiya Gwaggo, the step mother of the National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki died at the National Hospital Abuja at the age of 75.

Her remains were buried at the Unguwar Sarki cemetery at about 11.am yesterday in accordance with Islamic rites.

Her husband, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki was among those that performed the funeral prayers on her remains at the Yahaya road mosque, Kaduna around 10.15am.

Dignitaries that attended the burial were former NSA, General Aliyu Gusau, Kaduna state governor Mukhtar Ramalan Yero, former governor of Zamfara state, Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima, General Mohammadu Magoro, deputy governor of Kebbi and Zamfara states.

Also in attendance were former minister of Transportation Alhaji Umaru dikko, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi among others.

Daily Trust gathered that the NSA, Colonel Sambo Dasuki who was away in Senegal is expected to return back to the country today following her death.

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