Popular Hausa Artiste, Dan-Indo Dies After Show In Kano At 55


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A famous musician in Nigeria’s north, Sani Dan-Indo, has died yesterday night.
The musician died in Kano on Sunday night after a brief illness, family and associates said.
According to his son, Zubairu Dan-Indo, who spoke to THE HERALD in Kano, Mr. Dan-Indo was in good health onSunday after he return from a night show, only for the shocking news of his death to emerge this morning.
Zubairu said before then, his father was hale and hearty.
Also confirming his death to THE HERALD, an associate of the late singer, Abu Lalo, said Mr. Dan Indo died last night in his house.
He never complained of any sickness, Mr. Lalo said. We met yesterday in the afternoon, but later around 04:00 his wife called me and said he passed away.
Sani Dan Indo
Mr. Dan-Indo came to limelight in the mid-80s when he took the Kalangu Hausa music scene by storm.
He soon become very famous across the north, and he was regularly hired to perform at marriage ceremonies and other social functions, not just in the north but in different parts of the country and even countries like Niger Republic Ghana Chad and others.
Mr. Dan-Indo would be remembered for his popular song Dan Indo Mutumin Gaskiya meaning Dan-Indo the truthful.
He has since been buried according to Islamic injunctions at his village of GadarTamburawa.
He was survived by two wives and six children.

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