President Bola Tinubu has condoled with the former Senate President Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan over the death of his mother.
Lawan’s mother, Hajiya Halima (Baba) Ibrahim, died at the weekend and was buried on Sunday in Gashua, Yobe State, in accordance with Islamic rites.
She was 86.
Mr Tinubu described the late matriarch as a strong pillar of support, not only for Lawan and his siblings but also for others beyond her immediate family.
The President urged Lawan to find strength in the knowledge that Mama lived to an advanced age and to continue to cherish the good name she left behind.
“We thank God for the invaluable roles played by the deceased matriarch in raising exemplary children and for her tireless service to Allah and her community,” he said.