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Wednesday, 26 December 2012

Emir of Dukku dies at 91

Dukku (Gombe) – The remains of the Emir of Dukku, Alhaji Abdulkadir Rasheed, were on Tuesday interred in Dukku, Gombe State.

Alhaji Bala Mohammed, the Secretary of the Dukku Emirate Council, told reporters in Dukku on Tuesday that the emir, who died at the  age of 91, had three wives, 53 children and many grand children.

He said that the emir died on Monday night at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Gombe, following a protracted illness.

May his soul rest in peace

Source: Vanguard

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