RIP💔! ! ! Buhari Reacts As Yakubu Gowon’s Sister Reportedly Died, SEE Heartfelt Condolences From The President
President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his condolences to former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon on the passing of his elder sister, Mrs. Maryamu Lami Dimka. Gowon was Head of State during the time that Buhari was President.
On Thursday, a message of sympathy from President Buhari was sent by Garba Shehu, who serves as the Senior Special Assistant to the President for Media and Publicity. According to the report, Maryamu died on August 3rd, 2022.
She was the wife of the late Commissioner of Police, Mr. S. K. Dimka, and she is survived by a number of children, including Mrs. Elizabeth Rimdans, a former Resident Electoral Commissioner in the states of Anambra and Bauchi, Ms. Margaret Dimka, and Mr. Philip Dimka, as well as a large number of grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Other members of the Goon family still alive today include Captain Moses Gowon, a former flight captain from the now- defunct Nigeria Airways, and Dauda Gowon.
” She never lost sight of the correct family ideals or her moral fortitude. According to the President, ” She instilled in her children a sense of service as demonstrated by their humanitarian efforts and a passion to give back to society. ”
According to President Buhari, the dead woman had an exceptional track record of dedication and compassion throughout the 1960s when she worked as a Matron in the female dormitory at Ahmadu Bello University.