Wife of Senator Kabiru Gaya, Hajia Halima Gaya is dead.
She died on Friday after a brief illness, ROYAL NEWS has gathered.
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the lawmaker over the death of his wife.
In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, the President described late senator’s wife as a “remarkable woman who dedicated herself to promoting education”.
The President commended Hajiya Gaya’s investments in the establishment of private schools, adding: “It is a laudable initiative, which should be emulated by others.
“Education is the tool for modern development and no country can afford to ignore its vital role in our lives.
“My heart goes out to Sen. Gaya and the people of Kano State. May Allah grant them the fortitude to bear this great loss.”
President Buhari also prayed that the Almighty God will accept the soul of the departed and reward her good deeds with paradise.