LATEST: Kano: Emir of Rano is dead
The Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila II, is dead.
Member representing Rano, Kibiya and Bunkur in the House of Representatives and the Turakin Rano of Kano, Alhaji Kabir Alhassan Rururm confirmed his death to SPLASHNEWS
The reps member confirmed that the late Emir was admitted at the hospital on Friday but died after a brief illness.
It is, however, uncertain if the emir’s illness and cause of death is related to COVID-19.
The Emir who was aged 74, left behind two wives and 17 Children.
Recall that the Emir was appointed amongst the four new Emirates Council by Governor Ganduje in 2019.