The Shehu of Bama, Alhaji Ibrahim El-kanemi is dead. POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that the monarch died on Monday afternoon after a brief illness.
El-kanemi was rushed to the University of Maiduguri teaching hospital(UMTH), Borno state where he gave up the ghost. Below is a statement from the state commissioner of information, Jatto Babakura;
“We regret to announce to you that the Shehu of Bama, Alhaji Kyari Ibn Ibrahim Umar Al-Amim El-Kanemi has passed away. Shehu Bama went to the hospital today and died,” he said.
He revealed that the cause of death is not yet known but promised that the government will inform the general public with the information once medical results are out.
The late El-Kanemi has been Shehu since 1990.