Emir of Jama’are dies at 84

The Emir of Jama’are in Bauchi State, Alhaji Muhammadu Wabi III, is dead.

Alhaji Sama’ila Yusuf-Jarma, the Chairman, Jama’are Local Government Council, who confirmed the death on Sunday in Bauchi.Yusuf-Jarma said that Wabi, 84 died at about 12:15 am on Sunday at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital after a protracted illiness.

Wabi was installed emir in 1970 after the death of his father Muhammadu Wabi II.

He survived by four wives, 35 children and many grand children.The remains of the late emir would be laid to rest today at 2:00 p.m. in Jama’are town. 

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