A former two-term governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, has lost his five-month-old daughter to the cold hands of death.
Naija News gathered the child, who is the youngest daughter of the politician died in Dubai on Monday where she was hospitalized.
This development was confirmed by the special adviser to Shekarau, Sule Yau Sule who added that the girl has been buried in the country where she died.
The statement issued by Sule was however silent on the nature of the girl’s death.
“On a sad note, we wish to announce the death of the youngest daughter of His Excellency, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, a five-month-old baby who died today,” the statement reads.
“She was already buried in Dubai where she was hospitalized.”
Meanwhile, in another development, the Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of sixty-eight people in four communities of Kauru Local Government Area is the state.
The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan who gave details of the deadly attack said, unknown gunmen on Monday morning invaded Ungwan Magaji, Kishicho, Kigam, and Kikoba villages at midnight of Monday.
According to Aruwan, at least 68 people were killed, 63 houses set ablaze, while 68 hectares of farm land were destroyed during the attack.