Daily Trust - Emir of Biu is dead, aged 80
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Emir of Biu is dead, aged 80

The Emir of Biu, HRH Umar Mustapha Aliyu, passed away on Monday night in Biu, headquarters of Biu local government area in southern part of Borno state, a family source said.

He was 80, and died after an undisclosed illness.

“Ya Allah bring solace to his family and the Entire People of Biu emirate. We really lost a pillar,” the source said.

He is to be buried on Tuesday within his palace in Biu town, the source said.

Borno’s information and culture commissioner, Babakura Abba-Jato, confirmed the death.

He said the emir had “answered the call of Allah.”

“He will be laid to rest in Biu at 2pm today  [Tuesday] according to palace source may his soul rest in perfect peace,” Abba-Jato said.

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Emir of Biu is dead, aged 80

The Emir of Biu, HRH Umar Mustapha Aliyu, passed away on Monday night in Biu, headquarters of Biu local government area in southern part of Borno state, a family source said.

He was 80, and died after an undisclosed illness.

“Ya Allah bring solace to his family and the Entire People of Biu emirate. We really lost a pillar,” the source said.

He is to be buried on Tuesday within his palace in Biu town, the source said.

Borno’s information and culture commissioner, Babakura Abba-Jato, confirmed the death.

He said the emir had “answered the call of Allah.”

“He will be laid to rest in Biu at 2pm today  [Tuesday] according to palace source may his soul rest in perfect peace,” Abba-Jato said.

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