Maryam Abubakar, wife of the acting Inspector- General of Police (IGP ) Mohammed Abubakar has passed on in the early hours of Monday.
The sad news was confirmed to news correspondent at the family house in Kano, where she reportedly lived and died. Family sources say she had battled with cancer for a while.
There has not yet been an official confirmation from the Force Headquarters in Abuja, but the news of the death had circulated within the police hierachy.
She will be buried todayaccording to Muslim rites
Source: Information Nigeria