Breaking: Kwankwaso dies at age 93

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By Chibuike Nwabuko

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Musa Kwankwaso, the father of former governor of State, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has died at the age of 93 years.

Elder Kwankwaso died in the early hours of , December 25, 2020.

His was made known in a to newsmen by the ex-governor Kwankwaso’s principal private secretary, Muhammad Ali.

Ali said the funeral prayer will be conducted by 3 p.m. at the residence of the former governor, Miller road, Bompai in metropolis.

The reads in part, “It is with a heavy heart and reverence to Allah (SWT) that we announce the passing away of father Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso the Majidadin /Makaman Karaye at the age of 93 in the early hours of the morning 25th December 2020 in .

“The Makaman Karaye Alhaji Musa Saleh Kwankwaso was the father to senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso the former governor of Kano state. He left behind wives, 19 children (9 male & 10 female) and many grandchildren.

“The burial rites will be held at 3 pm Friday 25th December, 2020 at Miller road, Bompai, Kano.

”Due to the alert as raised by agencies; the is urging sympathizers especially those from other not to travel for the funeral rites. It is hope you pray for the repose soul of father from your state.

Allah (SWT) rest the departed soul of Alhaji Musa Saleh Kwankwaso in eternal peace in Jannah and give us the fortitude to bear this monumental lose – Ameen.”

Naija News that Kwankwaso was a village head before he was elevated to district head of Madobi Local Area and Majidadin Kano by the Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero.

He was recently appointed Makaman Karaye by the Emir of Karaye, Ibrahim Abubakar ll, one of the emirs of four emirates created by Governor Abdullahi .