Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has lost his first wife, Chief Mrs Zainab Marwa.
A statement by the family on Saturday 8th January said Mrs Zainab Marwa died in the early hours of the day at the age of 66 after a brief illness.
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The deceased is survived by four adult children: Abubakar, Mohamed Jr, Mariam and Zainab, and 10 grandchildren as well as her siblings and aged mother.
During her lifetime, she championed the course of women and the girl child.
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The statement added that a burial arrangement will be announced at a later date by the family.
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