News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Buhari phones Emir of Katsina over mom’s death

Emir of Katsina Alhaji Abdulmumini Usman: loses mother 

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.