The death of Hajiya Aminatu Bintu, the widow of late Sheikh Abubakar Gumi, has been announced.

Bintu is the mother of Brigadier General Abdulkadir Gumi and also stepmother to Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi.

She died after a brief illness at 44 Army Reference Hospital Kaduna.

A funeral service after Asar prayer will be held at Sheikh Abubakar Gumi’s house later today.