Borno’s first class monarch, Shehu of Bama, Alhaji Kyari Ibrahim El-Kanemi died on Monday 27 April. He was already admitted at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH). His death was followed by that of Emir of Rano that was on Saturday. The Emir of Kaura Namoda, Ahmad Muhammad Asha death was announced on yesterday Sunday.
Within a week, these three major Northern emirs have died. Shehu of Barma, was aged 63 and he died 27 April. The Emir of Rano, aged 74 died on May 2 and Emir of Kaura Namoda aged 71, died May 3.