Huge Tragedy, Tears as Prominent First-Class Northern Emir Dies
- It's a sad day in Nigeria as one of the top monarchs in the northern region, Emir Of Dutse, Nuhu Muhammadu Sunusi II, died
- Sunusi II who had been ill for a while, according to media reports, died on Tuesday evening, January 31
- The late first-class traditional ruler was born in 1945 at Yargaba village in Dutse, the capital of Jigawa state
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FCT, Abuja - The Emir Of Dutse, the capital city of Jigawa State, Nuhu Muhammadu Sunusi II is dead, according to a report by Channels TV.
The first-class traditional ruler in the North Western part of Nigeria was a former Chancellor of Sokoto State University.
Another report by Daily Trust indicates that the monarch reportedly died in Abuja on Tuesday evening. It was gathered that the prominent Jigawa monarch was said to have been ill for a while.
Nuhu Muhammadu Sunusi II: What do we know about late Emir of Dutse?
Emir Sunusi II was born in 1945 at Yargaba village in Dutse, the capital of Jigawa state. He attended Dutse Elementary School from 1952 to 1956.
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He obtained a National Certificate in Education (NCE) from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and later a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in International Business from Ohio University, United States of America.
The late monarch also had a Post-Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Project Planning and Analysis from Bradford University, United Kingdom.
He was awarded an honorary PhD in Management by the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo state.
2023 presidency: What did late Emir of Dutse Muhammadu Sunusi II tell Tinubu?
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the late Emir of Dutse said the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asíwájú Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has the capacity to rule the country and has demonstrated this in his past record of service as Lagos governor and other political activities.
Speaking when Tinubu visited him in Dutse on the sidelines of the party's campaign rally in Jigawa state, Emir Sunusi said the APC candidate helped to bring the North and South together to form a strong political party.
"I'm a keen follower of you and your political activities. You are one person I believe have the capacity and competence to rule the country," a statement sent to Legit.ng on Sunday, January 22, and signed by Tinubu Media Office, Tunde Rahman, quoted the monarch as saying.