The Emir of Rano, in Kano State, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila Auta Bawo is dead.
The emir died on Saturday at a hospital in Kano at the age of 74.
Turakin Rano and House of Representatives Member of Rano, Kibiya, and Bunkure, Alhaji Kabir Alhassan Rururm confirmed the death to news correspondent.
Alhaji Kabir Alhassan Rururm said the late Emir was hospitalized on Friday.
He said the late emir would be buried this evening in the emirate.
Meanwhile, Rano Emirate is one of the four newly created Emirates in Kano State.
The late emir is survived by 17 children and two wives.