Emir Of Misau Passes On At 81

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From Joy Abel, Bauchi
The Emir of Misau in Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State, Alhaji Muhammadu Manga III, who died on Monday morning has been buried.
He died at the age of 81 after a protracted illness in his hometown in Misau.
Alhaji Manga III, an Officer of the Federal Republic (OFR), was buried on Monday evening in Misau according to Islamic rites.
The deceased, who was one of the six Emirs in Bauchi State, was installed the 10th Emir of the Misau Emirate Council in October 1979.
He was later promoted to a First Class Chief on 31st July, 1982.
Left behind to mourn the traditional ruler are four wives, 27 children and over 100 grandchildren.
The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar, his deputy, Engineer Nuhu Gidado, Speaker Bauchi State House of Assembly, Alhaji Kawuwa Damina, top Government functionaries, and sympathizers attended the burial.
A delegation of the National Assembly, led by Senator Danjuma Goje, also attended the burial.

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