The Emir of Ngelzarma in Fune Local Government of Yobe State, Alhaji Mahammadu Mai Yeri Ibn Isa II, is dead.
The first class Emir was reported to have died in a ghastly car crash in Gerei, in Adamawa State. The Secretary of the Emirate Council Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Mai Yeri, who confirmed the death to newsmen in Damaturu, informed that royal father died in an auto crash which occurred around 2:00p.m., Monday afternoon.
Aged 49, the royal father was survived by two wives and 13 children. It was gathered that his father, whom he succeeded, also died in an auto crash on Damaturu/Maiduguri highway. A palace source revealed that the late emir will be buried Tuesday at his home-town in Ngelzarma.