Hajiya Laraba Dauda, President Buhari’s Niece, Has Died

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences on the death of his niece, Hajiya Laraba Dauda.

Hajiya Laraba Dauda, President Buhari's Niece, Has Died
Hajiya Laraba Dauda, President Buhari’s Niece, Has Died

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, announced this in a statement on Thursday, December 9, 2022.

“President Muhammadu Buhari, on his second day at home, has condoled with his extended family members on the demise of his niece, Hajiya Laraba Dauda, who died leaving behind children and grandchildren,” the statement read.

“She is also survived by several brothers and sisters, including Malam Mamman Daura, the President’s nephew who was in Daura to share the loss with their family members.

Buhari described the late Laraba as ”caring mother, full of life and witty who was very passionate about the welfare of her family.”

The president said, ”Her passing away is saddening but Allah knows best. My condolences to all those she left behind. May Allah repose her soul.”


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