Shettima's mother in- law Maryam Abubakar-Albishir dies at 69


Maryam Abubakar-Albishir

By Salisu Sani-Idris

Maryam Abubakar-Albishir, the mother of Nana, the wife of Vice-President Kashim Shettima is dead.

Maryam Abubakar-Albishir, 69, died in Kano on Sunday evening after a prolonged illness.

The spokesperson of the Vice-president, Mr Stanley Nkwocha, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

Nkwocha said that the deceased, who was the mother of the vice-president’s wife, Mrs Nana Shettima, would be laid to rest on Monday afternoon in Kano, in accordance with Islamic injunction.

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He said that the deceased was known as an exemplary and kind-hearted mother in her community and also a devoted Muslim.

Nkwocha,” She was respected for her wisdom, compassion, and dedication to charitable causes.

” Many remember her as a source of guidance and support, both within her family and in the wider community in Kano.

” The nation extends its condolences to the Vice-President Shettima, Mrs Nana Shettima, and their family during this difficult time, while appreciating the life and legacy of the late Hajiya Maryam Albishir.”

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