Amina Isa Gachi, former commissioner for women affairs has died at early hours of monday after protracted illness.
Dailytrust reports that Late Gachi died at a Lagos hospital where she had heart surgery. Her remains were later brought to Katsina for burial.
The late Hajiya Amina Isah Gachi was yesterday laid to rest at Rimin Badawa burial ground after funeral prayer held at her matrimonial home in the Kerau area of the metropolis.
Hundreds of sympathisers from all walks of life attended the funeral prayer led by Malam Mannir Isa Kerau who prayed for the repose of her soul and for the family the fortitude to bear the loss.
Among the attendees were former Deputy Governor of Katsina State, Abdullahi Garba Faskari, the state Head of Service Idris Tune, Dr Tukur Bello Ingawa, Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission, District head of Kurfi and Maradin Katsina, Ahmadu Kurfi, her aged husband Hassan Kurfi, and permanent secretaries both serving and retired.
Aged 57 years, Gachi is survived by her husband, Hassan Kurfi, a retired civil servant, seven children, and many grandchildren.
Amina Gachi was the one time commissioner for women affairs in Katsina State from 2013-2015 during Governor Shema’s administration.