By Salim Yunusa

Magajiya Danbatta, a famous Hausa musician, has passed on at the age of 85.


According to a note written on the LP of her songs by a former managing director of Radio Kano, Adamu Salihu, one of her advocacy songs, has helped in boosting school enrolment in the early 70s by over 3,000 pupils In Kano.


“I believe some of those pupils, whose parents were inspired by her songs, are professors today.


Last year, the editor of Daily Nigerian, Jaafar Jaafar, thrusted her limelight, shining a light into how she was suffering and managed to source funds for her feeding, accomodation and health issues.


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