Kano loses another traditional ruler, Alhaji Yusuf Bayero. The Dan Iyan of Kano is dead. He was born in 1933, He was the district head of Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area. The traditional ruler was said to be the first district head Ajingi Local Government Area.
Sofonews.ng reports that the monarch attended Kofar Kudu Elementary School and Kano Judicial School. He was a scribe in the Kano Native Authority and he served in subdistrict offices of the city. He was also a Member of the Northern Region House of Assembly where he became Parliamentary Secretary Ministry of Kaduna Affairs.
He returned to Kano after the Military Coup of 1966 and he was appointed Dan Ruwata and the first District Head of Ajingi. He was retired by the PRP Government of Alhaji Muhammadu Abubakar Rimi in 1981 but Sarkin Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero reinstated him in 1983 as the Dan Ruwata and the District Head of Bichi.
He was subsequently promoted to Dan Isa, then Dan Buram and then Barde but all in Bichi until he was promoted to Dan Iya in 1993 and was transferred to Dawakin Kudu.
“Sarkin Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero appointed his younger brother Yusuf Bayero, Dan Iyan Kano in 1993.
The cause of his death is still unknown, and the deceased had since been buried in accordance with the Islamic rites in Kano.
In another news, Kano has been experiencing unfortunate death reports since the breakout of the novel covid-19 pandemic and some people believed the cause of Alhaji Yusuf Bayero could be the virus.
As the record stands, Kano states is pinpointing Lagos state on the index ranking in the country with hundreds of recorded cases in the past few days.
However, SOFO news has recommended a working antidote to overcome the virus, and that is to stay indoor or maintain social distance if you need to be outside.