The Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, is dead.
The emir died on Friday morning and is expected to be buried on Friday according to Islamic rites.
The spokesperson to the Kano State governor, Baba Dantiye, confirmed this to Journalists in Kano.
Ado Bayero became Emir of Kano in 1963. He’s the second most important Muslim leader in Nigeria.