Hours after Nigerian Facts reported that the Emir of Kano, Dr Tafida Abubakar lla II was hospitalised, he died. The ruler died on Saturday, May 2, at the Nasarawa Specialist Hospital approximately 4:45 PM due to an unknown sickness. The Rino Emirate is one of the four Emirates recently created in Kano State. As reported by Daily Trust, the ruler was speedily taken to the hospital in the early hours of Friday, May 1. The nature of his sickness that resulted in his death was not revealed.
The death of the Emir of Rano was confirmed by Turakin Rano, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, as stated by the newspaper.
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