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Eye9ja understands that Hajiya Jummai Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the only surviving wife of first Prime Minister, a Nigerian leader, late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, is dead.

This online news platform understands that the death of the wife of the former Nigerian leader comes in few days after she was discharged from an Indian hospital where she had gone to seek medical attention for her heart-related disease.

Late Hajiya Jummai, wife of the former Nigerian leader died in Lagos in the early hours of Sunday after a protracted illness.

Granddaughter of the late Prime Minister, Hajiya Hajara Yakubu Wanka, confirmed the development in a report obtained by Eye9ja

She said Jummai died of cardiac arrest.

This online news platform reports that Wanka said the deceased had stopped over in Lagos to rest before returning to Bauchi.

According to her, she passed away in the early hours of Sunday after she went into a coma which she never survived.

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