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Magaji Danbaba, only surviving grandson of Ahmadu Bello, is dead

The former military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has condoled the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on the death of Alhaji Hassan Danbaba, the Magajin Garin Sokoto.

The message is contained in a statement issued in Minna and signed by the former head of state on Saturday.

Abubakar  expresed sadness on the death of Magaji Danbaba, the only surviving grandson of the late Premier of the defunct Northern Region and Sardaunan Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello.

The former head of state described Danbaba’s demise as unfortunate and monumental loss to humanity.

He  described the deceased as a highly respected traditional chief who touched many souls through his social connections and economic endowments.

“Magaji Hassan Danbaba will forever be remembered for his generosity, steadfastness and humility.

“His death is a colossal loss to humanity in general and to the Sokoto Caliphate in particular,” he said.

Abubakar  prayed to Allah to forgive Danbaba’s shortcomings, accept his good deeds, admit him into Al-janatul firdaus and give his families the fortitude to bear the loss.

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