Emir of Rano,Tafida Abubakar Illa, dies at 74
The Emir of Rano, Tafida Abubakar Illa, one of the newly created emirates in Kano, has died at 74, on the 2nd of may after a brief illness.
He was referred to Nassarawa Specialist Hospital after being admitted at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital over an undisclosed illness .
Secretary of Rano Emirate council, Sank Haruna said he received news of the Kano Monarch’s death by 5pm on Saturday May 2.
The Emir who is survived by two wives and 17 children, died at the age of 74. He will be buried according to Islamic rites.