Shehu of Bama dies in Maiduguri



Government has confirmed death of His Highness, Shehu of Bama, Kyari Ibn Umar Elkanemi who passed on Monday afternoon in Maiduguri. He died in his mid-60s.

Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Babakura Abba Jato took advantage of a routine briefing usually held daily ’s high powered response team on prevention and control of COVID-19, to death to journalists.

Jato said Shehu was known to have battling protracted illness as many people of his age, often deal

The Commissioner said the Shehu’s palace will announce funeral arrangements that will communicated to of the public.  

Jato said the Government stands the Royal family and the people of Bama, the ’s council of chiefs and entire people of the in this grieving period.