Late Hadiza Shehu Shagari

The wife of the late former Nigerian president Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari has died of coronary heart disease.

Hajia Hadiza Shehu Shagari passed away on Thursday night at a hospital in Lagos.

A statement signed by one of the deceased’s children, Muhammad Bala Shagari said Hajiya Hadiza passed away at the age of 80.

Her funeral will take place at around 4pm today at the Grand Mosque in Abuja