IBADAN, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- One of Katsina Emirate Council’s kingmakers, Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir, has died. He was 77.
According to reports, the Kauran Katsina and District Head of Rimi (Hakimin Rimi) in Katsina State, passed away at his residence in Rimi local government area of the State.
A member of the family, Alhaji Aminu Nuhu Abdulkadir, confirmed the traditional ruler’s death in the early hours of Tuesday.
He suffered a brief illness shortly after celebrating his 40th anniversary on the throne of Rimi.
The deceased will be buried later in the day, according to Islamic rites. Funeral arrangements are underway.
Before his demise, he was accused of the alleged abduction and forceful marriage of 17-year-old Habiba Isyaku.
He would be buried later in the day according to Islamic rites as arrangements are in top gear for the funeral rites.