Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora, Niger State, Alhaji Saidu Umaru Namaska, is dead.
The 84-year old Emir, who spent 47 years on the throne was reported to have died at an Abuja Hospital.
However, no official statement is yet to be issued by the family and palace staffs, but a source has confirmed the demise of the monarch.
Also, it can be recalled that his death is coming exactly three months when bandits gunned down his son, Alhaji Bashar Saidu Namaska, during an attack on themonarch’s farm.
Reports gathered also revealed that the deceased was on the farm along Zuru road in Kontagora Local Government Area when the bandits struck.
Also, other people working with him were said to have been shot dead while an unspecified number of cows were rustled.