- From the God we come and to Him we return
The death has occurred today of Alhaji (Dr.) Yusuf Maitama Sule, Dan Masanin Kano.
Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule died at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt where he was receiving treatment for an illness.
Funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted today at the Emir’s Palace, Kofar Kudu, by 4:00pm.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has declared tomorrow Tuesday a work – free day in the state to mourn the death of the elder statesman.
May Allah grant his soul eternal peace and mercy. Amin
MALAM MUHAMMAD GARBA
Commissioner of Information
Maitama Sule’s corpse is expected to arrive Nigeria tomorrw, Ruesday July 4th at Amino Kano airport at 2pm. The funeral will be conducted at Kano central Jumaat mosque, Emir’s palace and 4.30m