- The family of Hassan Danbaba, the grandson of Sir Ahmadu Bello Sardauna of Sokoto, has again been thrown into mourning
- Danbaba who is the Head of Sokoto Kingmakers slumped and died on Saturday afternoon, in Kaduna at the age of 51
- President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President, others have reacted to his demise as he was laid to rest at their family’s burial ground in Binanchi
There was a pain being felt at the burial of the grandson of the late Premier of Northern Nigeria and Magajin Garin Sokoto, Hassan Ahmad Danbaba, who died on Saturday, February 12, in Kaduna.
The remains of Danbaba were brought to Sokoto by a Nigerian Air Force aircraft in the company of Governor Nasir El-rufa’i of Kaduna state among others, Daily Trust reports.
His body was then taken in an ambulance to his family’s residence at Binanchi in preparation for the final burial rites.
The Chief Imam of Sultan Bello Mosque, Sheikh Malami Affara, led his funeral prayer around 6pm after which his body was buried at their family’s burial ground in Binanchi.
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The burial was also attended by Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto and his Kebbi counterpart, Atiku Bagudu.
Other dignitaries at the burial include the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, and the former Governor of Sokoto, Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa.
Emir of Jama’are dies after over 50 years of reign, leaves behind 2 wives, 35 children
The Emir of Jama’are Alhaji Ahmad Muhammadu Wabi III is dead. He was said to have passed on in the early hours of Sunday, February 6.
The deceased left behind two wives and 35 children, Vanguard reports.
Disclosing the death of the Emir, Gadodamasun Jama’are, Alhaji Salleh Malla said the late ruler will be sorely missed.
Burn my body when I die, it is the most hygienic way: Musician Femi Kuti shares his desires for the afterlife
According to reports, the multiple award-winning musician made the disclosure during a performance at the New Afrika Shrine in Lagos.
Kuti explained that he wants his body to be burned to ashes when he is no longer of this world as it is the most hygienic way.