The mother of Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, Fadimatu Ganduje, has died after protracted illness.
Mrs. Ganduje died in the early hours of Friday in Kano.
A statement by the spokesman of the family, Samaila Umar, said the late Fadimatu died at the age of 95.
It also said the deceased is survived by six children, among whom are Sama’ila Umar, the Madaki of Ganduje, Abdullahi Ganduje, the governor of Kano State and Hussaini Umar Ganduje, the Executive Secretary of Kano State Teachers Board, among others.
“She will be buried at Ganduje town by 2.00pm after Friday prayers,” said the statement.