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KANO: Emir of Rano dies hours after being rushed to hospital

The Emir of Rano, Kano State, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila II, is dead.

The monarch died at a hospital in Kano in Saturday.

He was 74.

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Kabir Alhassan Rururm confirmed the monarch’s death to journalists Saturday evening.

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The Emir was reportedly sick and admitted in a hospital in the community before he later died.

Rano is one of the four newly created Emirates in Kano State.

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