JANUARY 17TH NEWS UPDATE: Popular Bauchi Emir Loses Son
The traditional ruler of Ningi Emirate in Bauchi State, Alhaji Yunusa Muhammadu Danyaya has lost his second son, Muhammad Yunusa
The deceased, who holds the traditional title of Yariman Ningi, died in the early hours of Wednesday in Bauchi.
He has since been buried according to Islamic rites after a funeral at his father’s palace in Ningi.
Top government functionaries, including the state APC chairman, Alhaji Uba Nana and other prominent personalities attended the funeral prayer.
Governor Abubakar while condoling the Emir described the death as a great loss to Ningi emirate and Bauchi state in general.
Late Muhammad Yunusa was a retired Permanent Secretary in the Bauchi State Civil Service.
Speaking after the funeral, a brother to the deceased, Danburam Ningi, simply told reporters: “My late brother died from Asthmatic attack.”