The Emir of Dutse in Jigawa State, Dr Nuhu Muhammad Sanusi died on Tuesday at the age of 78.
This was confirmed in a statement signed by the state governor’s Senior Special Assistant, New Media, Auwalu Sankara.
He said the emir died in an Abuja hospital after a protracted illness.
In a statement, the Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar expressed his condolences to the family and entire people of the state.
He described the late Emir as a true leader and a respected figure in the community, known for his wisdom, compassion, and dedication to the well-being of his people.
He also recognized the Emir’s contributions to the growth and development of Dutse and the positive impact he had on the community.
Dr Muhammad Sanusi was appointed the Emir of Dutse by the military administration of the Late Colonel Ibrahim Aliyu in 1995 after the passing away of his father Muhammad Sanusi.