Solomon Dalung, minister of youth and sports, has confirmed that his late wife will be buried on February 4 at Sabongida, Langtang South local government area of Plateau state.
The Sports minister confirmed this in a statement signed in Abuja on Wednesday, February 1 by Tolu Makinde, the director of information in the ministry.
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In the statement, Dalung expressed gratitude to Nigerians for the outpouring of love, sympathy and condolences over the tragic demise of his wife, NAN reports.
The minister also thanked President Muhammadu Buhari who personally called him last night to condole with him and his family at this period of grief.
Briskila Dalung passed on in Jos on January 29 after a protracted illness.
The minister announced the demise of his wife via his official Facebook saying it is a huge loss that he could barely continue.