Kwankwaso’s father dies at 93


By Ismail Auwal

Makaman Karaye, Alhaji Musa Kwankwaso, the father of former governor of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, died in the earlier hours of Friday at the age of 93.

The late Makama was once the village head of Kwankwaso before he was elevated to district head of Madobi Local Government Area, and later Majidadin Kano by the late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero.

A statement issued by ex-governor Kwankwaso’s principal private secretary, Muhammad Ali, said the funeral prayer will be conducted on Friday by 3 p.m. at the residence of the former governor, Miller road, Bompai in Kano metropolis.

The statement reads in part, “It is with a heavy heart and reverence to Allah (SWT) that we announce the passing away of of our father Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso the Majidadin Kano/Makaman Karaye at the age of 93 in the early hours of morning Friday 25th December, 2020 in Kano.

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