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Emir Of Kano Was Like A Father – Atiku

Following the death of prominent Nigerian traditional ruler,  Ado Abdullahi Bayero, the Emir of Kano who died this morning, tributes have continued to pour in from Nigeria’s top movers and shakers. First to come on our list is the Ex-Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abukar. The politcal heavyweath gave reasons via his twitter handle why he would miss the absence of the referential traditional ruler. Atiku said: “The Emir of Kano was like a father. I will miss his exceptional wisdom.”

The late Emir was aged 83. He be became the Emir of Kano in 1963 at the age of 33. The late emir will be buried today in Kano according to Islamic rites. – See more at: http://benconews.com/2014/06/06/emir-of-kano-dies-at-83/#sthash.kshFUFbh.dpuf

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