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Former Kano gov, Shekarau loses daughter

A former Kano State governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has lost his five-month-old daughter.

It was learnt that the daughter died on Monday in Dubai and has been buried according to Islamic rites.

Dr Sule Yau Sule, a special adviser to the senator representing Kano Central in the National Assembly made this known in a statement.

“On a sad note, we wish to announce the death of the youngest daughter of His Excellency, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau, a five-month-old baby who died today.

“She was already buried in Dubai where she was hospitalized,” the statement read.

Ibrahim Shekarau was a former Nigerian minister of education and two-term Governor of Kano State in Nigeria.

He was elected in April 2003 and reelected in April 2007.

He is a member of the All Progressive Congress.

He was one of the candidates who aspired to become president in the Nigerian general elections of 2011.

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