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Maitama Sule: Kano declares Tuesday public holiday

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Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The Kano State Government has declared Tuesday, July 4, as work-free day in honour of late Dr Yusuf Maitama-Sule who died in the early hours of Monday.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Information, Malam Mohammed Garba and issued to newsmen in Kano on Monday.

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He said the declaration of the work-free day was to enable residents attend the funeral prayer for the late elder statesman which is scheduled to hold on Tuesday, July 4.

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The commissioner said that the funeral prayer of the late elder statesman would be conducted at the Emir’s Palace around 4pm local time.

Maitama Sule died at a hospital in Egypt, Cairo where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness.

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