The Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila ll, one of the four emirs of the newly created emirates in Kano State, is dead.
The emir died on Saturday at a hospital in Kano at the age of 74.
Alhaji Kabiru Alhassan, the Turakin Rano and member Rano Emirate Council, confirmed the monarch’s death.
The monarch, a former ambassador is survived by two wives and 17 children
Tafida was installed Emir of Rano in 2019, sequel to the creation of five emirate councils by the Kano State House of Assembly.