Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Pics: Thousands Of Sympathisers In Attendance As Maitama Sule Is Buried In Kano

The body of late Dr Maitama Sule, the Dan masanin Kano has been laid to rest.

The Chief Imam of Kano, Prof. Sani Zaharaddeen, conducted the prayer at 6:08pm, with Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje and his Deputy, Prof. Hafiz Abubakar and the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II in attendance.
According to News Agency of Nigeria, the late Maitama-Sule (87) was later buried at Kara Cemetery at Kofar Mazugal in Kano metropolis.

Thousands of sympathisers, including the Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, on Tuesday attended the funeral prayer for the late Dr Maitama Sule.
Governor Umar Ganduje led other dignitaries to receive the body of late Maitama Sule as it arrived at Air Force Base in Kano.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II was also in attendance, other important dignitaries include; the Senate President, Dr Bukola Sarki, the minister of interior, retired Lt,- Gen. Abdurrahman Danbazau and the minister of mines and steel development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, the minister of water resources, Sulaiman Adamu, the minister of defence, retired Brig.- Gen. Mansur Dan’ali and Accountant-General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris, Governors of Jigawa, Bauchi, Sokoto and Borno states among, others.
Members of the Northern Elders Forum, such as; Prof. Ango Abdullahi, Galadiman Katsina and District Head of Malumfashi, Justice Mamman Nasir, the Business Moguls also witnessed the funeral.
Busines moguls, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Alhaji Dahiru Mangal and Alhaji Samaila Funtua politicians the business community and prominent Islamic scholars, among others were not left out.

PicCredit: Shams A Imam

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