Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday lost his mother, Kakah Hajja, Sahara Reporters reports.
A family source said that the late Hajja died after a brief illness at her home in Maiduguri, Borno State, SR reports.
“Yes I can confirm to you that she’s dead.
“She passed away this evening and will be buried tomorrow morning by 8am. May her soul rest in peace.”
Neither the Nigerian Army nor Borno State government has confirmed the death of Kakah Hajia.
Buratai is presently in his native Borno State where he is overseeing Nigeria Military’s effort to defeat Boko Haram jihadists.