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MAAUN condoles Sultanate Council, Sokoto Govt. over Magajin Gari's death

The Management of Maryam Abacha American University of Nigeria (MAAUN), Conglomerate and the Franco-British International University (FBIU), Kaduna, has condoled with the family, Sultanate Council and Sokoto State Government, over the death of Magajin Garin Sokoto, Alhaji Hassan Danbaba.

Danbaba, who held the traditional title of Magajin Garin Sokoto, died on Saturday, 12 February 2022 at the age of 50 in his Kaduna residence following a brief illness.

The condolence message was contained in a statement by the Founder and President of Maryam American University, Prof. Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo and issued to newsmen in Kano on Tuesday.

According to the statement, the death of the traditional ruler was a great loss not only to his immediate family, Sultanate Council and Sokoto State, but to the entire country.

"I was shocked to learn of the death of Alhaji Hassan Danbaba, the Magajin Gari of Sokoto. May the Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings and grant him Jannatul Firdaus.

He described the deceased as a respected traditional ruler and distinguished gentleman who contributed greatly to the development of Sokoto Caliphate and Nigeria in general.

"On behalf of the Management of Maryam Abacha American University,Nigeria, I wish to extend our condolences to his family, Sultanate Council, the Government and people of Sokoto State and pray to Almighty Allah to grant him Aljannah Firdaus and give his family the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.

"The President and Founder of MAAUN,  Prof. Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo on behalf of the Management wishes to also extend his condolence to the entire people of Sokoto State on this great loss," the statement said.

The deceased, who left behind three wives and six children, had since been buried in accordance with the Islamic rites in Sokoto.

May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace, ameen

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