Chairman of Katsina Emirate Kingmakers Council, Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir, is dead

August 23, 2022 at 4:08 PM

The people of Katsina state have been thrown into mourning following the death of Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir

According to reports, the traditional ruler died after a brief illness in the early hours of Tuesday morning, August 23 and his family confirmed the development to newsmen

Meanwhile, the deceased, who was the chairman of Katsina Emirate Kingmakers Council, will be buried later in the day according to Islamic rites

According to PM News, the Kauran Katsina and District Head of Rimi, aged 77, died at his residence in the early hours of Tuesday, August 23.

Before his demise, the Hakimin Rimi was among the 40 Kingmakers of the Katsina Emirate Council.

He suffered a brief illness shortly after celebrating his 40th anniversary on the throne of Rimi.

The death of the monarch was confirmed by a member of the family, Alhaji Aminu Nuhu-Abdulkadir, Leadership also reported.

Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir was among the 40 Kingmakers of the Katsina Emirate Council.

Longest serving Zamfara Monarch dies after 61 years on throne

Meranwhile, the Zamfara State Government has announced the death of the Emir of Kotorkoshi in Bungudu Local Government area of the State, Alhaji Ahmad Umar.

In a statement issued by the secretary to Zamfara state Government, Kabiru Balarabe said the Emir died this afternoon following a prolonged illness.

Late Ahmad Umar is unarguably the longest-serving Monarch in Zamfara State as he ascended to the throne on 17th March, 1961.

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The acting Murum Mbula, Fenny Fwa, confirmed the monarch’s death.

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