Sambo Dasuki’s Father The 18th Sultan Of Sokoto is Dead
Mr. Dasuki died in a private hospital in Abuja on Monday night.
The ex-Sultan died at the age of 93. He was deposed as Sultan by the former military dictator, Sani Abacha, in 1996.
Prior to becoming Sultan, he held the traditional title of Baraden Sokoto. Mr. Dasuki was the first Sultan from the Buhari line of the house of Uthman Dan Fodio.
Mr. Dasuki was also influential in the founding of Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI.
He is expected to be buried according to Islamic rites on Tuesday.