In his reaction after receiving the news of the death, President Buhari said, “it is with a heavy heart and grief that I received the news of the death of your devoted wife, Hajiya Aishatu.”

Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja, quoted the president to have said the late Aisha “was an exemplary woman and a devoted mother whose virtues should be a fountain of inspiration to all members of the family.”

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While expressing his sympathy to the family, President Buhari prayed to God to forgive the soul of the deceased and grant her eternal bliss in paradise.