Kano Loses Another Traditional Ruler

Yusuf Bayero whose death was reported early on Sunday was the district head of Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area and a younger brother to the late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero.

Governor Abdulahi Ganduje of Kano State / Photo credit: newsdigest.ng
Governor Abdulahi Ganduje of Kano State / Photo credit: newsdigest.ng

A traditional ruler, Yusuf Bayero who held the title the Dan Iyan Kano has died in Kano.

Yusuf Bayero whose death was reported early on Sunday was the district head of Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area and a younger brother to the late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero.

Born in 1933, he attended Kofar Kudu Elementary School and Kano Judicial School.

He was a scribe in the Kano Native Authority and he served in sub district offices of the city.

Bayero was a Member of the Northern Region House of Assembly where he became Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Kaduna Affairs.

He returned to Kano after the Military Coup of 1966 and he was appointed Dan Ruwata and the first District Head of Ajingi.

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