Death of Kano, Bichi Emirs’ Mother : Ganduje, FG Delegation, Sultan, Emirs Received Her Body At MAKIA.
The funeral prayers of the mother of the Emir of Kano was lead by the Chief Imam of Kano, Emeritus Professor Muhammad Sani Zahraddeen, few minutes to 7pm,this Monday
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state, with the federal government delegation under the chairmanship of the Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari with Ministers of Defence, Justice, Aviation, and Water Resources, Sultan of Sokoto, who was represented by Wazirin Sokoto, Emirs of Hadejia, Ningi, Kazaure, Abaji, Matawallen Borno among many Emirs and esteemed dignitaries, received the remains of the mother of Emirs of Kano and Bichi, at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA), from Egypt via Abuja, few minutes to 6pm for burial, Monday.
Speaking at the Kano palace ,the chief of staff to the president Prof Ibrahim Gambari appreciated the entire lifetime of the late mother, Hajiya Maryam Ado Bayero, (Mai Babban Daki), acknowledging that, “Her royal blood extended to many generations from both sides of her parents. And Alhamdulillah she was the mother of the two Emirs of Kano and Bichi Emirates.”
In his response Kano Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero, while commending the federal and state governments for the show of concern and respect to them, he described the late mother “As a mother for all. We never saw her as only our mother, she was a mother to all. And that was what she exhibited when she was alive.”
“On behalf of Kano and Bichi Emirates, other Emirates in the state, government and people of Kano state, we are very grateful for this all-important condolence visit,” he appreciated.
He commended the state government for all the support rendered to the Palace since the emergence of the Emir to the throne to date. Particularly what the state government did during the medical treatment of the deceased.
Other funeral practices followed in accordance with Islamic rites.