New IG Abubakar ‘s wife loses battle with Cancer… dies after a brief relapse in Kano Hospital

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    Maryam Abubakar,  wife of the newly appointed Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has died.

    Maryam  died on Monday morning in Kano after a brief illness.

    She fell ill on Sunday and was taken to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital where she was admitted as Doctors battled to diagnose the cause of a relapse in her ailing condition. She was however discharged  after which  was taken home for proper care.

    However, the deceased was said to have been a Cancer patient for several years, and have been treated for the disease for some time now.

    Sources said she was buried on Monday afternoon according to Muslim rights.

    Her husband Mohammed Dikko Abubakar resumed as the Acting Inspector General after Hafiz Ringim’s  resignation last week.