By Muh”d Zangina Kura, Dutse
Late Emir of Dutse His Highness Dr Nuhu Muhammad Sanusi was yesterday buried at a public cemetery in Dutse capital in a mist of tears, sorrow and encomiums .
Late Dr Nuhu Sunusu who died on Tuesday was buried at Kargo cemetery in the outskirts of Dutse capital, contrary to the existing tradition where emirs are buried inside the royal houses.
The emir Nuhu Sanusi who was known on his simplicity and always identifying himself with masses was said to have left a will that if he did he should be buried at the public cemetery were common men are buried.
The chief Imam of Dutse Central mosque Dr Abubakar Sani Birnin Kudu led the funeral prayer of the late Emir who was buried in according to Islamic rites.
The late emir Nuhu Muhammad Sanusi died at the age of 78 after spending 27 yeas on thrones and serving public in different capacity.
He left behind three wives, thirteen children and many grand children.
Thousand of people from within and outside the country attended his funeral as business shutdown in the state capital Dutse for mourning the emir”s death.
Among those who attended the funeral included presidential delegation led by Special assistant to president Muhammadu Buhari on Media Malam Garba Shehu, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar and his deputy Malam Umar Namadi, Governor of Sokoto state Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.
Other were PDP presidential candidate Mr Atiku Abubakar, APC presidential candidate running mate Senator Kashim Shatima, former vice president Arc. Namadi Sambo, former Jigawa state governor Alhaji Sule Lamido, former Bauchi state governor Abubakar Muhammad
Also Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’adu Abubakar,Shehu of Borno His Highness Umar elkaneem Garbai, Emir of Zazzau, Kano, Bichi, Rano, Karaye, Gaya, Ningo, Dass, Gwambe, Hadejia, Ringim, Gumel, Kazaure and any other emirs and chiefs from cross the country.
However Ulmus and religious leaders from across the country attended the funeral, included: chairman council of Ulmus Kano state Shiekh Ibrahim Khalil.
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