Mrs. Aisha Buhari, Wife of the President has on Wednesday admitted that the late Isa Funtua, one of the alleged cabals secured different board appointments for female politicians.
Mrs. Buhari who took to her social media handle to give her tribute to the late Funtua declared in a tweet.
Funtua, an ally of President Muhammadu Buhari died on Monday in Abuja.
During his lifetime, he was one of the power brokers behind Buhari’s regime, leading to him being described as one of the “cabal members.”
Funtua; the late former Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari; and the President’s nephew, Mamman Daura; are among the people believed to have a stronghold on Buhari and his regime.
Mrs Buhari said Funtua would be remembered for his support to female politicians.
Aisha Buhari wrote on Twittter;
“Inna lillahi Wa inna ilaihi Raji’un. On behalf of my family, I extend our condolence to Mrs Hauwa Isa Funtua and the entire family on the sudden death of Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua.
“We pray that Allah SWT will grant him aljannatul firdaus.
“Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua will be remembered for his support to female politicians, especially his role to get them appointed into different boards in the last four years.
“May Allah grant his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss, Amen”