Former Kano Gov Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso Loses Father
Former Kano state governor, Rabi’u Kwankwaso‘s father, Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso, has died.
He died in the early hours of Friday, December 25, 2020 at the age of 93, according to reports.
Kwankwaso confirmed his fatrher’s death in a statement signed by his principal private secretary, Muhammad Inuwa Ali, Friday morning.
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.
The statement said he left behind two wives, 19 children and many grandchildren.
He was turbaned as Majidadin Kano and District Head of Madobi in 2000 by the late Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero.
In November 2020, the Emir of Karaye, Alh. Ibrahim Abubakar II, upgraded his title to Makama and made him one of the kingmakers of the emirate.
The statement said his funeral would hold at Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso’s residence at Miller Road in Kano by 3pm.
The former governor said due to security alerts raised by security agencies in the country, “the family is urging sympathisers, especially those from other states not to travel to the funeral rights (sic)…
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