El-Rufai , Kano Emir Condole Late Dasuki’s Family


Seated from R-L: HRH ,Emir of Kano , Mohammadu Sanusi II and Governor Nasir El-Rufai

By John Femi Adi : 

Kaduna State Governor , Malam Nasir El-Rufai   and  the  Emir of Kano , Muhammadu Lamido Sanusi  today   visited the Kaduna Residence of the late 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki to commiserate with family .

While at the residence  , the Governor and Emir joined other sympathisers to pray for  soul of the  late Sultan to have eternal rest .

Speaking with journalists shortly after the visit ,  Governor El-Rufai said the Late Sultan Dasuki was  considered, “Our father for a very long time . We are all regular visitors to this house .”

El-Rufai ,who described  the Late Dasuki as a ”  Father and mentor  to all” further  said , ”  We  pray for  his soul to rest in peace .May God bless those he left behind .

“We join other Nigerians to commiserate with the family and   pray  that God grants the family fortitude   to bear the loss.” 

On his thought about the late Sultan’s legacies , he said , ” I Have been a member of the family  and it’s very difficult to comment on someone I consider as my father. 

“But his legacies are many from his  contribution to Islam and as a Sultan .”