Exclusive: Aisha Babangida speaks on dad’s death rumour

General Ibrahim Babangida (Rtd) with his late wife, Maryam

The Family of Nigeria’s former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (Rtd) has revealed that he is alive and well, contrary to rumours making the rounds.

His daughter, Aisha Babangida speaking exclusively to The Boss dismissed the stories concerning the health of her dear dad. She went prayerfully philosophical to explain her perspective of the current tale in a message to our Publisher “My brother. My prayers are that he should have an extended her life for us to benefit from his wisdom, his grace and his ability to remain strong for his family in times like this. I only pray to God to forgive those who are peddling this rumour and bless them at the same time”

Also we spoke with General Babangida’s youngest daughter, Halima who laughed off the tale. According to her, this is not the first time people will be peddling rumours about her dad’s health. “There is nothing like that, he is fine at least as at this morning”, she stated firmly.

We also learnt that General Babangida’s 75th birthday celebrations billed for this August is going on according to plan. It will be a low-key celebration though, family sources revealed.


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