Hajiya Hawau Odee, the mother of the Managing Editor, Northern Operations, of THE NATION, Mallam Yusuf Alli, is dead.
According to available information, the mother of Alli, who is a businesswoman, died on Sunday at the age of 89.
She has since been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.
Apart from Alli, Hajiya Odee has five other highly successful children: Abdulhamid Yusuf, Abdulrahman Yusuf, Misitura Solih, Afusat Yusuf and Ismaila Yusuf.
The Fidau for the deceased will hold on Saturday.
Alli, in a post on his Facebook page on Sunday, wrote: “Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un.
“I am grateful that Allah has called my mother, Hajiya Hawau Yusuf to eternal glory @89, a few months short of 90 years.
“May Allah grant my irreplaceable mum Aljanna Firdaus.
“Amin Thuma Amin.”