BREAKING!!! Emir of Kontagora Dies 90 Days After Bandits Killed His Son

The Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora, Niger State, Alhaji Saidu Umaru Namaska, is dead.

Naija360 understands that the emir who died at the age of 84, spent 47 years on the throne.

According to Daily Trust, the monarch died at an Abuja Hospital though details of his death are still sketchy as at press time.

No official statement has been issued from the family and palace but a source confirmed the demise of the monarch.

Alhaji Saidu Umaru Namaska

The Emir’s death comes three months after bandits gunned down his son during an attack on the monarch’s farm.

Alhaji Bashar Saidu Namaska, the deceased’s son, was on the farm along Zuru road in Kontagora Local Government Area when the bandits struck.

Some other people working with him were also said to have been shot dead while unspecified number of cows were rustled.

The late Bashar, who was the Sardauna of Kontagora, had been holding forth for his father who has been sick.

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