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.