Don’t Come to Kano for My Father’s Burial, Kwankwaso Tells Sympathisers to Respect Security Alerts
Former Kano State governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, whose father, Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso, died early Friday, has urged sympathisers, especially from outside Kano State, to respect the security alerts given by Nigerian Security agencies, and refrain from coming to Kano for funeral rites.
Kwankwaso was obviously referring to warnings by the Department of State Services and the Nigerian Police Force that terrorists plan to cause havoc during the yuletide by detonating explosives in areas where large number of people gather.
Kwankwaso said in a statement on Twitter that “the family is urging sympathisers, especially those from other states not to travel to the funeral rights (sic)…”
The statement, signed by his principal private secretary, Muhammad Inuwa Ali, urged sympathisers to pray for the reposed soul of the deceased from their various home states.
“It is our hope that you will pray for the reposed soul of our late father from your home stat”, the statement said.
Rabi’u Kwankwaso‘s father, Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso, died in the early hours of Friday, December 25, 2020 at the age of 93, according to reports.
Kwankwaso confirmed his father’s death in a statement signed by his principal private secretary, Muhammad Inaja Ali, Friday morning, Nigerian Sketch reported earlier.
The late Kwankwaso was the District Head of Madobi and Makaman Karaye, a council member and a kingmaker in Karaye, one of the four newly upgraded emirates in Kano state.
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