Emerging report indicates that an uncle to the Emir of Kano and District Head of Dawakin Kudu, Alhaji Yusuf Bayero, has died at the age of 89.
According to the Kano Emirate, he died after a brief illness, and has since been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.
Alhaji Yusuf Bayero was among the 3 surviving children of late Emir Abdullahi Bayero.
He is survived by 1 wife and 12 children.
Also, the Emirate has also confirmed the death of Sarkin Dogarai, Alhaji Muhammad Lawan, who also died in the early hours of Sunday.
Late Muhammad Lawan died in his residence, after a brief illness.