Many Nigerians on social media particularly Twitter have reacted to the death of Emir of Rano, Tafida
Abubakar Illa who died on Saturday.
He died at the age of 74 after battling with undisclosed ailments.
According to the secretary, Rano Emirate council, Sank Haruna, he died around 5 pm.
He was one of the newly created four emirates by Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. His demise is coming at a time when Kano is battling with the rise of Coronavirus pandemic.
See reactions below:
Tension in Kano as Emir of Rano is reportedly rushed to hospital, in critical condition.
— Adetutu Balogun, MBA (@Tutsy22) May 2, 2020
Innalillahi wainna ilaihirrajiun. Emir Of Rano, Kano is death. May Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannatul Firdausi. Aamiin pic.twitter.com/gcWIXekdEt
— Z A N N A H✨ (@__usyy) May 2, 2020
Emir of Rano is dead. May his soul rest in peace.
A few other notable folks have died in Kano, alongside all the huge numbers reported in the last 2 weeks. Something is going on in Kano that we don't yet have a clear idea of.
— Dr. Dípò Awójídé (@OgbeniDipo) May 2, 2020
Inna lillahi wa inna ilahir raji'un. The Emir of Rano has passed. May God grant him Jannatul Firdaus. May He give his people the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
— Dabon Dambazau (@Musaddiqww) May 2, 2020
BREAKING Emir of Rano, Alhaji, Dr. Tafida Abubakar Ila-II is dead a few minutes after suffering from severe #COVIDー19 complications
— DEMAGOGUE PhD.💘senior advocat (@von_Bismack) May 2, 2020
May Allah grant the Emir of Rano Jannatul Firdaus. May He give his family and relatives the fortitude to bear this irremediable loss. May Allah forgive us all. Ameen
— International Dadeen (@dadeen__) May 2, 2020
Emir of Rano dies. Kano is witnessing mass deaths and a rising COVID-19 cases amidst leadership failure and incompetence. pic.twitter.com/9EJx92JTGB
— Comrade Deji Adeyanju (@adeyanjudeji) May 2, 2020
— Summary (@SummaryTwit) May 2, 2020
— Grace John❤ (@onyiforlife) May 2, 2020