Reports claim that Dr. Sa’ad Usman, the emir of Jere community in Kaduna state, has passed on.
The emir, who was the husband of Esther Nenadi Usman, a former finance minister, died on Tuesday night, March 31.
The Herald gathered that a younger brother of the deceased announced the death of the monarch on Wednesday, April 1.
He said the Janazah, Muslims burial rite, will be performed on the remains of the emir today, Wednesday.
According to him, “Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Illaihi Rajiun. I just lost a brother in person of HRH the Sarkin Jere, Dr Saad Usman, PhD. Janazah at Jere, by 2pm Insha Allah.”