Emerging report on Sunday, revealed that the Emir of Kaura-Namoda, in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha, is dead; he died in the early hours of Sunday.
He was said to have died of suspected coronavirus-related complications.
According to the Publicity Secretary for the Control and Prevention of Covid-19 in the State, Alhaji Mustafa Jafaru Kaura, the Emir had been in isolation, at the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau, the State capital.
Mustafa stressed that his blood sample had been sent to Abuja, for the Covid-19 test, explaining, however, that “the result is still being awaited”.
He said that the remains of the late Emir were still at the Hospital, waiting for burial, by Officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
Aged 71, the late Emir was appointed in 200, by the first Civilian Governor of the State, Alhaji Sani Yariman Bakura.
Until his appointment, he was an Accountant, Auditor, and Director Finance at Kaura Namoda, Gusau, Bukkuyum Local Government Councils, respectively, and a Village Head of Nasarawar Mai-layi, in the year 1975.