Barely 24 hours after the Emir of Rano in Kano State, Tafida Abubakar Illa died, another Emir in the north has died of yet to be confirmed ailment.
The Emir of Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Muhammad Ahmad Asha, died on Sunday morning at Yarima Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau.
A family source said the late Emir had battled diabetes and hypertension for a long time
The source revealed that he died while they are still awaiting the result of coronavirus test carried out on him.
“We really don’t know whether he was killed by the COVID-19 or not. Because up till this morning, we have not received the results.
The traditional ruler ascended the throne 16 years ago and he is survived by three wives and 11 children.