The mother of Daily Trust Editor-in-Chief, Naziru Mika’ilu Abubakar, Hajiya Rakiya Abubakar, is dead.
She died Sunday evening at her residence in Koki quarters in Kano metropolis.
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Confirming the death, the Editor-in-chief posted on his Facebook page on Sunday, “Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilaihi Raji’un. A death has occurred of our mother this [Sunday] evening. Her janazah will take place at Koki quarters behind Gwani Danzarga mosque at 8am on Monday.
“May Allah grant her and our other parents eternal rest. May He reunite us with them in Jannatul Firdausil Aalaa. Ameen.”
She is survived by two sons, one daughter and many grandchildren.