Fatima, mother of Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has passed away.
She died in the early hours of Friday according to a statement by spokesperson for the ministry, Ben Gooong.
Gooong said the burial is now taking place at Azare in Bauchi State in accordance with Islamic rights.
“Other details will come your way in the course of proceedings,” Mr Gooong said.
Adamu, one of the closest persons to President Muhammadu Buhari, is being tipped to replace late Abba Kyari as Chief of Staff to PMB.