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Asha's death came as a surprise to everyone

The Emir of Kaura Namoda in Zamfara State, Ahmad Muhammad Asha is dead. His death report came on early hours of Sunday.

The monarch was death came as surprise to his family members and the people of his kingdom.

Asha death was announced in less than 24-hours after the Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila II passed on Saturday.

According to Asha's younger brother, the Dan Jekan Kaura Namoda, Abdulkarim Ahmad Asha, the 71-year-old had a long battle with diabetes and hypertension He told that the monarch spent four days in his palace, responding to treatment when the illness struck again.

He added that he will be buried according to Islamic rites on Sunday. “He was taken to Yariman Bakura Specialists Hospital where he died after three days of admission.”

Though “Asha is survived by three wives and 11 children,” he said.