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Foremost nationalist, Mudi Spikin is dead

By AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano

KANO – One of the few surviving independence nationalists, Alhaji Mudi Spikin is dead. He died last night in his private residence at Fagge, Kano State.

Spikin, a poet and founding father of the  Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU) was incarcerated several times in his lifetime for his political activism.

The late literary icon has been buried at a public cemetery according to Islamic rites. He is survived by wives, children and grand children.


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