By Lawrence Olaoye
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he was deeply saddened by the demise of Hajiya Rakiyya Adamu, the mother of Alhaji Lawal Aliyu, Ubandoman Daura, his former Principal Personal Secretary when he was Military Head of State.
Hajia Adamu died at the age of 93.
According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu, the President in a condolence message to the Ubandoma, his family and the Daura Emirate Council said, “I am deeply saddened to learn of the demise of Hajiya Rakiyya who was widely respected for her outstanding community work across various domains in the Daura Emirate.”
“I pray to Allah to repose her soul and grant the family and the entire people of Daura Emirate the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.”
The son, Alhaji Lawal who retired as a Director in the Federal Civil Service is also a close friend of the President.