Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has lost his elder brother, Alhaji Muhamadu Bello to cold hands of death.
The deceased was until his death the Wazirin Tambuwal, hometown of the governor having succeeded their late father who died about 37 years ago.
The governor announced this in a press statement personally signed by him Wednesday morning.
He said, “It is with sublime submission to the will of Allah (SWT) that I announce the death of my precious elder brother, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello, Wazirin Tambuwal, (the Vizier of Tambuwal).
“The octogenarian, who died Tuesday evening has been the Vizier of Tambuwal for the past 37 years, having succeeded our late beloved father, Alhaji Umar Waziri Usmanu”.
The statement further said, “He will be buried according to Islamic rites this morning in Tambuwal town.
*”May Allah forgive him his shortcomings and grant him Aljanna Firdaus, Amin,” he added.