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Sultan of Sokoto loses brother

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Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

By Idowu Bankole

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has lost his younger brother Alhaji Abubakadir Jeli Abubakar, who died after a protracted illness according to reports.

In a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor of Sokoto state, Malam Muhammad Bello, said Jeli-Abubakar died at aged 64 after a protracted illness.

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Jeli-Abubakar who was the son of the late Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar II, and younger brother to the present Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar was a former counsellor of the Sultanate Council in Sokoto.

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