Hajiya Yelwa, the wife of a former Governor of Gombe State, Danjuma Goje, is dead.
Hajiya Yelwas died on Monday in United States of America.
She was 55 and was ill at the time of death.
She is survived by six children, 10 grandchildren, many relatives, supporters and admirers.
In the statement signed by her son, Mohammed Goje, the date of the funeral prayers would be announced later.
The statement reads: “With gratitude to Allah (SWT), I regret to announce the death of Her Excellency, Hajiya Yelwa Danjuma Goje, Wife of the former Governor of Gombe State, Senator Mohammed Danjuma Goje.
“Aged 55, she died in a Hospital in the United States of America. She is survived by her husband, Senator Goje, six children, 10 grandchildren, many relatives, supporters and admirers.
“The date and time of the funeral prayers in Gombe would be announced later.”