JUST IN: Atiku Abubakar Is Dead
The dethroned Emir of Zurmi in Zamfara State, Atiku Abubakar Muhammad, has died in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
It was gathered that Muhammad passed away in a private hospital in Abu Dhabi following an undisclosed illness.
A family source who confirmed the former monarch’s demise said: “His remains are still in the UAE due to non-availability of flight to bring him back home for burial.”
DAILY GIST recalls that the deceased was dethroned along with the Emir of Dansadau, Husaini Umar on April 27, 2021, for allegedly aiding banditry in their respective domains.
As of the time of publishing this report, no official statement has been issued by the state government on Muhammad’s demise.
More details to follow…
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