Musa Sale Kwankwaso, the father of former Kano State Governor, Rabi’u Kwankwaso, is dead.
Kwankwaso, the District Head of Madobi, died on Friday morning.
The media aide to the ex-governor, Saifullah Muhammad announced the death on his Facebook page in Hausa.
Also according to a statement issued by Muhammad Inuwa Ali, the Principal Private Secretary to Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the burial prayer for the late District Head who died at the age of 93, would hold at Miller road, Bompai, Kano by 3.00 pm on Friday.
The deceased left behind two wives, 19 children (10 females and 9 males) and many grandchildren.
Meanwhile, Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has commiserated with the Kwankwaso family over the loss of their father.
In a statement signed by the commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, the governor said he received with a deep feeling of great loss, news of the passing away of Makaman Karaye and District Head of Madobi.
“On behalf of myself, family, the government and the people of Kano state, I commiserate with Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, Karaye Emirate Council and all the people of his domain which the departed kingmaker presided illustriously as a traditional ruler in the District of Madobi for more than two decades,” he said.
“The late Makama, who personified dignity and finesses, is a devout Muslim. He left us great lessons as a very strong symbol of godliness, tolerance, justice, honesty and service to our dear state.
“Indeed, we are particularly pained that he left us at a time like this when his wealth of experience, valuable fatherly advice and guidance are needed the most.”
According to Governor Ganduje, the deceased left behind towering legacies for posterity for others to emulate.