- Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa was Nigeria’s first and only Prime Minister till date
- Balewa was killed in the January, 1966 military coup which changed the leadership and governance pattern of the country
The first Prime Minister’s wife by the name Hajiya Aishatu Abubakar Tafawa Balewa has passed.
According to Rariya, Hajiya Aishatu died at the age of 85 years.
The late matriarch of Tafawa Balewa household had six children.
The actual cause of her death and location where she died were not ascertained by Rariya.
Going a bit into history, her husband remains the first and only Nigeria’s Prime Minister till date.