A kingmaker of Kano emirate and former chief judge of Kano State, Alhaji Sunusi Yusuf Chiroma, passed on yesterday at the age of 73 and has been buried according to Islamic rites.
The acting governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the Emir of Kano State, Alhaji Dr. Ado Bayero are among the dignitaries who attended the funeral prayer of the late Madakin Kano at Kano Central Mosque, Kano State.
This was contained in a press statement signed and made available to LEADERSHIP by director of Press to the deputy governor of Kano State, Bala Salihu D/Kudu yesterday.
Other important personalities who also attended the prayer for the late chief judge who left behind 3 wives, with 8 children and many grand children, after a long illness are Commissioner of Land, Hon. Nadu Yahaya, Muntari Ishaq, Special Adviser on Higher Education, Alhaji Isyaku Rabi’u, Chief Imam of Kofar Mata Juma’at Mosque, Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Elders Committee, Alhaji Datti Isah Wudilawa, among others.
Ganduje also paid a condolence visit to the families of late Sheikh Ibrahim Umar Kabo and Naziru Abdu Nasidi of Sani-mai-Nage who died on Friday 13th April 2012, at the age of 40. He is survived by a wife and six children.
The acting governor also condoled with the families of Alarrama, Malam Balarabe Usman Mai-du, who died on the 15th of April 2012 at the age of 43 years at Katudun Dala, Dala Local Government Area. He left behind a wife and six children and many relatives.
Speaking on behalf of the Kano State governor, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, he described the deaths as a great loss, not only to the families, but also to the people of Kano State.