The wife of the president is the federation, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has lauded Isa Funtua in his death over his imminent impact on women in politics.
She particularly recognized his great impact in getting the women appointed into paramount political offices.
In a series of tweets, the President’s wife said the deceased supported the appointment of women into several boards in the past four years.
She wrote: “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 4 years.”
Mrs Buhari also prayed that God grant the deceased’s family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
According to BBC, Mallam Isa Funtua died of cardiac arrest in the early hours of Tuesday.
The deceased has however been buried in Abuja in the evening of the same Tuesday, May his soul rest in peace.
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