The death has occurred today of Alhaji (Dr.) Yusuf Maitama Sule, Dan Masanin Kano. Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule died at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt where he was receiving treatment for an illness.

Funeral prayer for the  deceased will be  conducted tomorrow Tuesday at the Emir’s Palace, Kofar Kudu, by 4:00pm.

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has declared tomorrow Tuesday a work – free day in the state to mourn the death of the elder statesman. May Allah grant his soul eternal peace and mercy. Amin

Signed: MALAM MUHAMMAD GARBA

Commissioner of Information Kano State.

3/7/2017