Emir of Billiri in Gombe, Buba Maisheru is dead


The Emir of Billiri in Gombe State, Dr Abdu Buba Maisheru ll (Mai Tangale) has died.

The first-class monarch had months ago tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) but recovered after treatment for 12 days.

Former Governor of Gombe State, Hassan Dankwambo confirmed his death on Monday but did not give details of his death.

Dankwambo in a post on his Twitter page expressed shock over the Emir’s demise.

He condoled with the family of the Emir and the people of Gombe State over the death of the Emir.

His tweet read: “My Family and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the good people of Gombe over the death of His Royal Highness, Dr Abdu Buba Maisheru ll (Mai Tangale) the Emir of Billiri.

“His death came as a rude shock, but I pray Almighty God to grant his soul, eternal repose.“


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