The Kano State Government, on Monday, declared tomorrow (Tuesday) public holiday, to mourn the passing away of its illustrious son, Alhaji Maitama Sule, (Danmasanin Kano), who joined his ancestors, at the early hours of Monday, at an undisclosed hospital in Cairo, where he was rushed to for medical attention.
In a statement, issued and signed by the State Commissioner for Information, Mallam Mohammed Garba, disclosed that he died in Cairo during a protracted illness.
According to him, the late Danmasanin Kano’s body on arrival from Cairo, would lie in state for some hours at the Emir’s palace, to enable prominent Nigerians to mourn him before he would be laid to rest.
The statement read : ” The death has occurred today (Monday) of Alhaji (Dr.) Yusuf Maitama Sule, Dan Masanin Kano. Read more