The Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Ahmad Asha is dead.
Coronavirus COVID-19According to reports, he died in isolation at the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau.
Punch writes that Publicity Secretary for the Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in the state, Alhaji Mustafa Jafaru Kaura, said the emir had been in isolation at the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital, Gusau.
He said that the Emir’s COVID-19 test had been sent to Abuja but that “the result is still being awaited.”
The deceased Emir was aged 71 and had been a traditional ruler since 2004.