A senior member of the Kano traditional council, the Dan’iya of Kano, Alhaji Yusuf Bayero, is dead. He was the district head of Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area.
Bayero, who died today, May 10, of an illness not yet ascertained, was said to be the first district head of Ajingi Local Government Area in the history of Kano state.
This came on the heel of the death of commissioner for Lands and Housing in Sokoto State, Sirajo Marafa Gatawa.
His death was made known today a family source, who said the late commissioner died at an undisclosed hospital in Sokoto after a protracted illness.
Confirming his death, his niece in a social media post said: “Another painful lost this evening, my uncle, Hon. Marafa Gatawa is dead.
“May Allah have mercy on him and forgive his sins.”