The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has expressed sadness over the death of Hajia Aishatu Ahmadu Bello, the second daughter of Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Sardauna of Sokoto as well as Hajiya Maryam Ado Bayero, the mother of the Emirs of Kano and Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero and Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero respectively.
The ACF, in a statement on Sunday, described the deceased as women of history and substance from the northern part of Nigeria.
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The statement issued by the ACF National Publicity Secretary, Emmanuel Yawe, described the late Sardauna’s daughter as a strong pillar of the family, Sokoto State and the north.
Yawe said that as a historical figure, she was cherished all over the north.
He said the forum also extended its condolences to the family of Hajiya Maryam Bayero, particularly the Emirates of Kano and Bichi, describing the deceased as an unusual woman who had the blessing of being the mother of two reigning emirs.