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Emir Of Biu In Borno State Is Dead

Valentine Chinyem

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Alhaji Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, the traditional ruler of Biu in Borno state, is dead.

The monarch who ascended the throne in 1989, died on Tuesday at the age of 79.

The source who revealed this, did not disclose the cause of the monarch’s death.

“We lost our father a pillar to Biu Emirate and Borno entirely, the Emir of Biu.

“May Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him the highest place in Jannatil firdaus.”

The monarch has since been buried according to Islamic laws.