The Nation reports that Emir of Jere in Kaduna state and husband of Senator Esther Nenadi Usman who was the Minister of Finance during the Obasanjo administration, Dr. Sa’ad Usman is dead.
A younger brother of the late Emir, Alhaji Aminu Jere announced on Wednesday that he had just lost a brother in person of Dr. Usman.
According to Aminu, “Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Illaihi Rajiun. I just lost a brother in person of HRH the Sarkin Jere, Dr Saad Usman, PhD.”
“Janazah at Jere, by 2pm Insha Allah.”
Dr. Saad Usman was at various times, Secretary of the Kaduna State Government, aside other superior positions he had occupied in government circle.
It could be recalled that the late Monarch hospitalized in London, following injuries he sustained during an altercation that ensued between him and some locals, who were alleged to have hit him with an object.
The feud between the late Emir and the locals was alleged to have emanated from a land dispute.