Just in: Katsina Emirate Kingmaker, Nuhu Abdulkadir, dies after after 40 years on throne

  • 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

One of Katsina Emirate Council’s top kingmakers, Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir, has reportedly passed away.

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.

The Kauran Katsina and District Head of Rimi (Hakimin Rimi) in Katsina state, Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir
Before his demise, Hakimin Rimi was among the 40 Kingmakers of the Katsina Emirate Council.
Photo credit: Mustapha Rabiu, Katsina Beat
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What led to Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir’s death

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

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

Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir will be buried today

According to Islamic rites, the deceased will be buried later in the day. Funeral arrangements are underway.

Before his demise, he was accused of the alleged abduction and forceful marriage of 17-year-old Habiba Isyaku.

Also, Hakimin Rimi was among the 40 Kingmakers of the Katsina Emirate Council.

Longest serving Zamfara Monarch dies after 61 years on throne

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 and sent by Legit.ng regional reporter in Zamfara, Ahmad Khaleel, the Emir died this afternoon following a prolonged illness.

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Tragedy in northern Nigeria as prominent first-class monarch dies

Meanwhile, Chief Joel Joram-Fwa, the first-class traditional ruler of Mbula Kingdom in Adamawa state is dead.

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

Legit.ng gathers that Joram-Fwa died on Sunday, May 16, at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, at the age of 82, after a brief illness.

Source: Legit.ng

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