Published On: Sat, May 2nd, 2020

Emir Of Rano Dies At 74

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News Investigators/ The Emir of Rano in Kano State, Amb. Abubakar Tafida, is dead.

Alhaji Kabiru Alasan, the Turakin Rano and member, Rano Emirate Council, confirmed to the News  Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the monarch died on Saturday after a brief illness at the age of 74.

Alasan, who is also a member representing Rano-Kibiya-Bunkure Federal Constituency, told NAN that the Emir passed on while on admission at the Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital, Nasarawa.

He said that Tafida was earlier referred to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) on Friday, before he was moved to the Nasarawa Hospital.

Alasan added that deceased survived by two wives and 17 children.

NAN reports that Tafida was installed Emir of Rano in 2019, sequel to the creation of five emirate councils by the Kano State Government.(NAN)

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