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Regional News of Sunday, 5 March 2023


Gunmen kill Kano monarch

Alhaji Dahiru Abba Alhaji Dahiru Abba

Gunmen have killed the village Head of Maigari, in Rimin Gado Local Government Area of Kano State, Alhaji Dahiru Abba.

A family member, Alhaji Sanusi Abbas, who confirmed the incident said late Maigari died after the unidentified gunmen stormed his residence in the early hours of Sunday, March 5, 2023, inflicted various degree of injuries on his body and shot him.

Sanusi Abbas, who is the Permanent Secretary, Judiciary in Kano State revealed the burial ceremony held today at his residence by 10am in Maigari Village.

The deceased's son, Barrister Munir Dahiru Maigari, confirmed the incident to Daily Trust.

“It happened around 2am. They came and did what the did. We are now preparing for his burial. We cannot say anything regarding the cause of what happened for now, but he is dead and we pray for God's mercy on his soul," he said.

The lawyer added that the gunmen broke into his father's residence and assaulted him before opening fire.