The Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila Auta Bawo is dead.
The state commissioner for Information, Mohammee Garba said in a statement that the emir died on Saturday at a hospital in Kano at the age of 74.
The late Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar
was earlier announced by Alhaji Kabiru Alasan, the Turakin Rano and member of the Rano Emirate Council.
He was admitted into the Abdullahi Wase Specialist hospital, Nasarawa on referral from the Aminu kano Teaching Hospital on Friday for an undisclosed ailment.
One of the newly appointed First Class Emirs in Kano state would be buried in the emirate.
The late emir is survived by 17 children and two wives.
President Muhammadu Buhari sent a condolence message to the people of Kano State, his Emirate and his family. He prayed that God grant them the grace to bear the loss.