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Emir of Ilorin’s aunt, Hajia Amina AbdulKadir-Mohammed, dies at 96

The passing of Hajia Amina Iyakobi AbdulKadir-Mohammed, aunt to the Emir of Ilorin and the Chairman Kwara State Council of Chiefs, HRH Alhaji Ibrahim Zulu Gambari, has been announced.

The Emir made the announcement, on Saturday, via a statement put out by him.

The late Hajia Amina was the younger sister to Hajia Aishat Nma Sulu-Gambari, the late mother the Emir, and mother of former Grand Khadi of the Kwara State Sharia Court of Appeal, Justice Salihu Olohuntoyin Mohammed (rtd).

“With gratitude to God and total submission to the will of Almighty Allah, I announce the demise of our beloveddd mother, Hajia Amina Iyakobi AbdulKaidr Mohammed who died few minutes ago. Her death is so painful but we thank Allah for His mercies on her throughout her lifetimes,” the statement read.

She was until her death the eldest surviving daughter of the late 8th Emir of Ilorin, Shehu AbdulKadir Dan Shuaibu Bawa, in the Abdulsalam and Shitta ruling house.

According to the statement, Janazah prayer will hold tomorrow at Alagbado area by 12pm, and to be led by the Chief Imam of Ilorin Emirate, Alhaji (Dr.) Mohammad Bashir Soliu OON.

The Emir pray to Almighty Allah to be pleased with her soul, accept her good deeds and admit her into Al-janatul firdaos.

Late Hajia Amina is survived by children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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