Prof Isa Hashim, Jarman Kano passed on at the age of 86. The late elder statesman and community leader died on Sunday morning after a brief illness.
Ibrahim Aliyu, a family member informed journalists that the retired professor’s health worsened following the deaths of some of his childhood friends in quick succession.
Prayers and condolences for the remains of the late senior counsellor in Kano Emirate Council, took place at the Emir’s palace by 11am today, May 3.
Prof Hashim was appointed as Jarman Kano by the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero after the death of the former Jarman Kano and Chairman of Kabo Air, late Alhaji Adamu Dankabo.
His death came less than 24 hours after the death of the Emir of Rano in Kano State, Tafida Abubakar.