The mother of Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, Hajiya Hauwau Oziohu Bello is death.
She died at the age of 101 on Sunday.
In a statement he personally, governor Bello said his mother would be buried on Monday at 10am at her residence, Nagazi, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State, according to Islamic rites.
“With total submission to the will of Allah, the family of Alhaji Bello Ipemida Ochi, regret to announce the passing away of our matriarch Hajia Hauwau Oziohu Bello who answered the call of Allah this evening after a brief illness.
“We are relieved that her passing was peaceful and painless.
“Her funeral will be held on Monday, 16th of March,2020 by 10am at Her residence in Nagazi, Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State in accordance with Islamic rites,” the statement said.
Until her death, Hajiya Hauwau Oziohu Bello is survived by children including governor Yahaya Bello, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many adopted children.