Sheikh Haruna Tambuwal, father of the Executive Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal is dead.
The 96-year-old Tambuwal died on Thursday at the age of 96 after a brief illness at his residence in Tambuwal Council of Sokoto.
Being a devout Muslim, he has been buried according to Islamic rites.
He is survived by children, including the governor, as well as grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Source: News update