The 60-year-old woman, who was an indigene of Kano, was the elder sister to the permanent secretary of Kano state’s Ministry of Religious Affairs.
Her death was revealed on Thursday, March 26, by Salihu Yakasai, spokesman to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state, Blueprint reports.
Yakasai tweeted: “An indigene of Kano living in America by the name Hajia Laila Abubakar Ali has died of Covid-19.
The 60yr old died yesterday after being infected. She was the elder sister to the Perm Sec of Ministry of Religious Affairs Kano. May her soul rest in peace