She died in a Cairo, Egypt hospital and was buried today in Gusau, Zamfara State according to Islamic rites.
In a condolence message by Presidential spokesman, Mr Reuben Abati, President Goodluck Jonathan described late Aisha Abubakar’s death as shocking.
The statement read in part: “President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has received with shock the news of the sudden death of the mother of the Acting Inspector‑General of Police, Hajiya Aisha B. Abubakar in a Cairo, Egypt hospital today after a brief illness.”
The president commiserated with the Acting Inspector‑General of Police, Mohammed D. Abubakar and other family members, and prayed Almighty God to grant the soul of their late mother eternal repose.
He described the late Hajiya Aisha Abubakar as a devout Muslim, commended her commitment to the welfare needs of the less‑privileged in her community.