Posted by Garba Ahmad, Kaduna | 21 January 2013 | 3,319 times

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Former Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki's wife, Hajia Gwaggo Jabbo Dasuki, is dead.

The news of her death was made known by a close family sources around 12 mid night through text message in Kaduna, North-West Nigeria.

The source said Hajiya Jabbo died last night of an undisclosed illness at their Miyyeti Allah Residence, Ungwan Rimi, Kaduna.

She is survived by her husband, the former Sultan and three children.

“She will be buried today (Monday) in Kaduna according to Islamic rites,” the source told News Express.

The cause of her dead and her age is however not yet known.

One of the most powerful men in Nigeria during his reign as Sultan of Sokoto from November 6, 1988, Dasuki was deposed for political reasons on April 20, 1996 by late military ruler, Gen. Sani Abacha.

•Photo: Alhaji Dasuki.

Source: News Express

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