The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Buba Marwa is bereaved.
Zainab, first wife of the retired Brigadier General and ex-Lagos military governor, died on Saturday.
A statement by the family announced that she passed on after an undisclosed illness.
66-year-old Zainab was an indigene of Imo State.
She is survived by her aged mother, four children – Abubakar, Mohamed, Mariam, Zainab – and 10 grandchildren.
The deceased advocated for the advancement of women and the girl-child in her lifetime.
The statement added that the family will make funeral arrangements public in due course.