Connect with us


Emir of Rano, Dr. Tafida is dead



The Emir of Rano, Tafida Abubakar Illa, has died at the age of 74.

The secretary, Rano Emirate council, Sank Haruna, disclosed that he received the news about the emir’s death few minutes to 5 p. m.

“I’m now on my way to the hospital, the emir is dead,” he said.

Read Also:  Deadly Cult clashes leaves one dead, several others injured in Abuja suburb

CAPITAL POST reports that the late emir was on Friday admitted at Mallam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital over an undisclosed ailment.

He was later referred to the Nassarawa Specialist Hospital for further medical attention, where he died on Saturday.

The Rano Emirate is one of the newly created four emirates by governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Read Also:  IPPIS: ASUU dares Buhari, introduces own payment platform

The Kano State government on Friday said preliminary investigations into the recent unexplained deaths recorded in the state showed many victims died from malaria and Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM).

Many of the victims also had underlying medical conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, among other illnesses, the official added.

Read Also:  N41 billion fraud: Senator Akinyelure dares UBA, says threat can't stop probe

Mystery death continue to ravage Kano State with government trying to investigate the circumstances.

Continue Reading


Contact Us:

  • Address: 7, Mano Street, Opposite Post Office, Wuse Zone 3, Abuja.
  • Tel: +234 7036084449, +234 7012711701
  • Email:

Quick Links: