The first daughter of Nigeria's former Head of State General Muhammadu Buhari died yesterday in Kaduna, two days after giving birth to a baby girl through a caesarean section at a private hospital.
Daily Trust Newspaper reports that, Zulaihatu Buhari, named after the General’s late mother and famously called Magajiya, was born December 5, 1972 and had battle with sickle cell anaemia.
She left behind her husband retired military Captain Mahmud Junaid and three kids (two girls and one boy), including her new baby. Until her death she was a staff of National Steel Raw Material Exploration Agency.
Her funeral prayers will hold today in Kaduna, according to family sources.
May her soul rest in Peace.