First-class monarch in Borno state, Shehu of Bama, Alhaji Kyari Ibrahim El-Kanemi is dead.
He died this afternoon at the Teaching Hospital, University of Maiduguri (UMTH).
Borno state’s Commissioner for Information, Babakura Jatto made this known today.
The commissioner said, “We regret to announce to you that the Shehu of Bama, Alhaji Kyari Ibn Ibrahim Umar Al-Amim El-Kanemi has passed away. Shehu Bama went to the hospital today and died.”
Hatton explained that the cause of the king’s death was not known, but assured that the government would furnish the public after receiving information from the hospital.
He urged the media not to speculate on the cause of death of the monarch.
The deceased monarch was installed the Shehu of Bama in 1990.