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Saturday, December 9, 2017

BREAKING: Emir of Katagum dies at 89, survived by 49 children


The emir of Katagum, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Umar, is dead.

He died on Saturday at age 89 after a protracted illness.

He is survived by his 49 children.

The late emir was said to have been ill for over five years.

He reigned for 37 years (1980-2017).

Before his death, he was the 11th Emir of Katagum..

The funeral prayer for the late monarch will hold tomorrow (Sunday) at his palace in Azare at 11:00 am.

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