Just In: Huge Tragedy as Prominent Northern Politician Dies

Just In: Huge Tragedy as Prominent Northern Politician Dies

  • The northern community and presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso has again been thrown into mourning
  • This is as his Kwankwaso's close ally, Kabir Magashi has been reported dead on Tuesday, September 6
  • Meanwhile, Hon Saifullahi Hassan, Kwankwaso's aide confirmed the sad development through a post shared on his Facebook page

This is indeed a trying time for the former governor of Kano state, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.

Labaran Kabir Magashi, a close ally of the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Kwankwaso, is dead.

According to reports, Magashi died on Tuesday morning, September 6.

Labaran Kabir Magashi, Rabiu Kwankwaso, NNPP, Kano state
Kwankwaso's ally, Kabir Magashi is dead. Photo credit: Hon Saifullahi Hassan
Source: Facebook

Magashi's death confirmed

Although details of his death are still sketchy, his demise was confirmed by Hassan Saifullahi, the media aide of Kwankwaso.

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Saifullahi on Tuesday took to his Facebook page and wrote:

"To Allah we belong and to Him we shall return.
"Labaran Kabir Magashi is dead now. May Allah forgive him and have mercy on him. Amen."

Magashi's burial ceremony

Meanwhile, the burial prayer of the late Hon. Labaran Kabir Magashi will be held later at 4 pm at the main mosque of the Emir in the town, Kano state.

Nigerians react

Nigerians took to the Facebook page of Legit.ng and reacted to the sad development.

Ibrahim Yahya Abdullahi prayed

"May Allah SWT forgive all his shortcomings and grants him the highest level of Paradise."

Mary Erinma Awa stated

"Sorry for your loss....accept my condolence."

Rider Jojo prayed

"Rest in peace sir."

Aliyu Abubakar Alkali prayed

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"May Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannah firdausi ."

Sadiq Ali Fasagiwa stated

"May Allah SWT forgive all his shortcomings and grants him the highest level of Paradise."

Ahmed Mohammed prayed

"May Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him aljannatul firdaus ."

Abdulhamid Jamiu Ejo prayed

"May Almighty Allah forgive him and grant him aljanat fridaus."

Longest serving Zamfara Monarch dies after 61 years on throne

Meanwhile, 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.

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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National loss as prominent former minister from southwest dies

Legit.ng also previously reported the death of a former minister of state for power and steel, Chief Oyekunle Oluwasanmi.

Oluwasanmi died on Thursday, July 21. The announcement of his death was contained in a statement issued by his family.

The deceased hailed from Ipetu Ijesha in Oriade local government area of Osun state, where he was actively engaged in community-building initiatives till the very end. He was appointed minister of state for power and steel in 1997.

Source: Legit.ng

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