The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, on Monday, lost his 13 year old daughter, Aisha.
The minister announced the death on his Twitter handle, @DrIsaPantami did not disclose the cause of the teenager’s death but said the remains of the deceased would be buried in Abuja on Tuesday.
The message read, “Inna lil Laahi wa inna ilaiHi Rajiun! My 13-year-old daughter, Aishah Isa Ali (Amal) passed away just a moment ago.
“Due to some necessities, funeral prayer tomorrow at Annur Masjeed, Wuse 2, immediately after Zuhr prayer in sha Allah. May Allah forgive and be merciful to her.”
Sympathizers have, however, continued to console the minister and pray for the repose of the deceased’s soul.