BREAKING: Another Popular Emir Is Dead [Photo]

Another popular Emir is dead.

Newsone Nigeria reports that the Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora, Niger State, Alhaji Saidu Umaru Namaska is dead.


This online news platform understands that the popular emir who died at the age of 84, spent 47 years on the throne.

Details of his death are sketchy but a report monitored on Daily Trust online said that the monarch died at an Abuja Hospital.


No official statement has been issued from the family and palace but a source confirmed the demise of the monarch.

The Emir’s death comes three months after bandits gunned down his son during an attack on the monarch’s farm.


 

BREAKING: Another Popular Emir Is Dead [Photo]
Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora, Niger State, Alhaji Saidu Umaru Namaska.

Alhaji Bashar Saidu Namaska, the deceased’s son, was on the farm along Zuru road in Kontagora Local Government Area when the bandits struck.

Some other people working with him were also said to have been shot dead while unspecified number of cows were rustled.

Before his death, the late Bashar, who was the Sardauna of Kontagora, held forth for his father when he was sick.

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