Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has lost his 13 year old daughter.
He announced her death on Monday on his official Twitter handle.
He however, did not state cause of death.
Meanwhile, the minister noted that due to “some necessities,” funeral rites would hold today, November 24.
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He prayed Allah to forgive and show mercy to his departed daughter.
The tweet read: “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun!
“My 13-year old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.
“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer in sha Allah. May Allah forgive & be Merciful to her.”