The death has occurred today of Alhaji (Dr.) Yusuf Maitama Sule, Dan Masanin Kano.
Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule died at a hospital in Cairo, Egypt where he was receiving treatment for an illness.
Funeral prayer for the deceased will be conducted tomorrow Tuesday at the Emir’s Palace, Kofar Kudu, by 4:00pm.
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has declared tomorrow Tuesday a work – free day in the state to mourn the death of the elder statesman.
May Allah grant his soul eternal peace and mercy. Amin
MALAM MUHAMMAD GARBA
Commissioner of Information