A former parliamentarian and minister of Works in the First Republic, Sule Gaya, is dead. He was 93.
His death was announced by his daughter, Binta Gaya, on Thursday evening.
An accomplished educationist and politician, Mr Gaya was born in 1925 in Gaya, Kano.
He was elected member of the Northern Regional Parliament in 1956 and became parliamentary secretary in 1957.
He was later appointed Councillor in Charge of Education at Kano Native Authority.
He held the traditional title of Sarkin Fadan Kano.