Former Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has extended condolence to the Chief Imam of Ilorin Emirate, Sheikh Muhammadu Bashir Soliu, on the demise of his wife, Hajia Hafsat Bashir Imam.
Saraki in a statement by his Press Officer on Local Matters, Abdulqadir Abdulganiyu, said he joined family members, relatives, sons and daughters of the Emirate to mourn the deceased.
He described the late Hajia Hafsat as a God-fearing woman and a pillar of support to her husband and children, noting that she would be sorely missed for her love, sacrifice and service to the family and immediate community .
Saraki prayed to Almighty Allah to overlook the shortcomings of the deceased, count her among those who have benefitted from the month of Ramadan and admit her into Aljannah firdaus.
He also asked Allah to comfort Imam Bashir and members of his family at this period of grief.