Mrs. Shagari died of COVID-19 complications on Thursday.
A statement issued by her Grandson, Bello Shagari on his Facebook page, said the deceased died at the Gwagwalada Isolation Center in Abuja at 3am.
She will be buried according to Islamic rites at the National Mosque, Abuja.
“Hajiya Hadiza Shehu Shagari was 80 years old. Her Jana’iza (Funeral Prayer) will take place today, at 4:00pm, immediately after Asr prayer, at the National Mosque, Abuja.”