President Muhammadu Buhari has telephoned from London the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman, over the death of the Emir’s mother on Saturday.
The Nigerian leader is having an extended vacation in London. He left Nigeria on 19 January and of recent has been making calls to his aides in Nigeria.
The Katsina Emirate Council announced the death of Hajia Aminatu Mai Babban Daki earlier today.
Alhaji Bello Mamman, Secretary, Katsina Emirate Council, who announced her demise, said that Aminatu died on Saturday in Katsina, after a protracted illness.