One of the Emirs of the newly created emirates in Kano, the Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila ll, is dead.
Though it is still not clear if his death or illness is related to Coronavirus, Daily Trust reported that he was brought to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) in a critical state on Friday. He was reportedly referred to the Nassarawa Specialist Hospital for further medical attention.
A traditional title holder in Rano emirate who pleaded anonymity told the publication that the Emir of Rano was first rushed to AKTH, but was referred to Nassarawa hospital due to lack of oxygen.
“The vehicle conveying the emir to Nassarawa hospital just left the premises of AKTH, the condition of the emir was critical at the time they departed AKTH.
“The emir is in critical condition and from the look of things, the situation is alarming, may Allah protect us all.”
However, he was reported dead some minutes ago by some twitter users who are Hausa.
“Innalillahi wainna ilaihirrajiun. Emir Of Rano, Kano is death. May Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannatul Firdausi. Aamiin
“Rip to the Emir of Rano Tafida Abubakar!! We’ve really lost great men this year more than ever before!! May Allah forgive them and grant them Jannatul fiddausee..Ameen”
Innalillahi wainna ilaihirrajiun. Emir Of Rano, Kano is death. May Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannatul Firdausi. Aamiin pic.twitter.com/gcWIXekdEt— Z A N N A H✨ (@__usyy) May 2, 2020