Prominent Nigerian politicians have lost their wives due to one cause or the other over the course of the year 2021 to 2023.
In this article, KOKO TV looks at politicians who have lost their wives.
Ifeoma Ada Kalu
Mrs. Ifeoma Ada Kalu, the wife of former Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu died at the age of 61.
The cause of the death is unknown as the announcement was made by the Chief Whip of the Senate on a Facebook post.
Angela Folarin, wife of Teslim Folarin, senator representing Oyo Central, has also passed on at the age of 48-years-old on Friday afternoon in the United Kingdom.
Her death was announced by the Senator’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Y.S.O Olaniyi.
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The cause of death was unknown as the statement revealed that she was hale and hearty until the time of her death.
Mrs Jane Nnamani, the wife of former Senate President, Chief Ken Nnamani, is dead.
She was said to be in her 60s. The wife of the former Senate President died from a surgery complication in Enugu State.
Mrs. Felicia Wabara, wife of former Senator, Adolphus Wabara, died in the early hours of Sunday, April 10, 2022 after a protracted illness.
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She was 69 years old.
Hadiza Shehu Shagari.
The wife of late President Shehu Usman Shagari (GCFR), Hadiza Shehu Shagari passed on due to COVID-19 complications on the 12th of August, 2021.
She died at the age of 80 receiving treatment at an Isolation centre in Abuja.
“We lost her in the early hours of today, 12th August 2021, at about 3:00 am, after battling COVID-19 at the Gwagwalada Isolation Centre in Abuja. Hajiya Hadiza Shehu Shagari was 80 years old”, the statement revealed.
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