Father of former House of Reps Speaker, Salisu Buhari dies at 83




The father of former Speaker Federal House of Representative and Kano business tycoon, Alhaji Salisu Buhari who died at an Egyptian hospital on Monday was on Wednesday buried.

He died at the age of 83 after undergoing medical treatment.

His remains which was flown from Egypt, arrived Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) on Wednesday late evening and was received by family members and business associates.


Among the prominent personalities that were at the Airport to receive the corpse include the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, his DEPUTY, Alhaji Nasiru GAWUNA, members of the state executive Council as well as members of the business community.

The funeral prayer was led by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II, in company of Chief Imam of Kano Central Mosque, Prof. Sani Zahradeen, Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk, members of the Kano Emirate council, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje and his Deputy, Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna.‎

Others were Alhaji Aminu Danatata, brother of the deceased ‎, Alhaji Sani Buhari, his son Ibrahim Salisu Buhari and former governor of the state, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, among others.

‎The remains of the deceased were laid to rest at his family cemetery at about 5:30 pm at Goron-Dutse in Gwale local government area in Kano metropolis.(NAN)




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