The Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila II is dead.
The Emir pass was reported dead on Saturday at a hospital in Kano.
He died at the age of 74.
The death of the Emir was confirmed by Turakin Rano and House of Representatives member of Rano, Kibiya and Bunkure, Alhaji Kabir Alhassan Rururm.
He confirmed the death and and said the late emir would be buried this evening in the emirate.
The Emir has been hospitalized before he died this evening and he was survived by two wives and 17 children.
Rano Emirate is one of the four newly created Emirates in Kano State.The Pace News