The Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila II, is dead in Kano State.
Age 74, the emir passed away at a hospital in Kano on Saturday.
The death was confirmed by the Turakin Rano and House of Representatives member Alhaji Kabir Alhassan Rururm of Rano, Kibiya and Bunkure.
He said the late emir would be buried in the Emirate this evening.
2 Wives and 17 children survived the late emir.
Remember the Emir was said to be ill and hospitalized until he gave up Saturday night.
Meanwhile, one of the four newly formed Emirates in Kano State, is Rano Emirate.