Nigeria mourns the death of Balewa Matriach

The only surviving wife of Nigeria’s first prime minister, late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Hajiya Jummai Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, is reportedly dead.

According to The Nation, she was recently discharge from an India hospital after she went to seek medical attention for her heart disease.


The late Hajiya Jummai reportedly died in Lagos in the early hours of Sunday, October 27,

Hajiya Hajara Yakubu Wanka, granddaughter of the late Balewa was said to have confirmed the development.

Meanwhile, recall that had reported that Senator Mojisola Akinfenwa, a former Alliance for Democracy (AD) national chairman, died at the age of 89.

The demise was confirmed by a former AD chairman in Osun state, Hon Oladape Fakunle, who said Akinfenwa enjoyed good health till his final moment.





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