One of the emirs of the newly created emirates in Kano, the Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila ll, is dead at the age of 75.
Turakin Rano and House of Representatives Member of Rano, Kibiya and Bunkure , Alhaji Kabir Alhassan Rururm confirmed the death.
The late was earlier brought to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in a critical state. He was reportedly referred to the Nassarawa Specialist Hospital for further medical attention over an undisclosed ailment.
Secretary of Rano Emirate council, Sank Haruna said he received news of the Kano Monarch’s death by 5pm on Saturday May 2.
The Late emir is survived by two wives and 17 children. He will be buried according to Islamic rites. .