Hon. Abdulrazak Saad Namdas, a member of the House of Representatives, and Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Publicity, has lost his mother, Hajiya Aishatu. She was 90.
She died in Yola in the early hours of Friday.
She left behind six children and 18 grandchildren.
She has since been buried in Yola, Adamawa State, according to Islamic rites.
In his condolence message to the family, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, said he was shocked to receive the news of her demise.
He described the late Hajiya Aisha as a loving mother and a disciplinarian and prayed God to give the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.