*Late Prof. Isa Hashim
Sadly, another member of the northern top echelon and scholar, Professor Isa Hashim, who is also the traditional title holder of Jarman Kano, is dead. Reports have it that he died on Sunday in his home after a brief illness. Recall that his passage occurred just a day after the death of Emir of Rano, Tafida Abubakar Ila. Hashim was one of the top title holders in Kano emirate. However, details of his ailment were not immediately available but speculations have it that his health deteriorated after the death of some of his childhood friends in quick succession. The late Prof. was a professor of political science, an administrator and author.
In a related development, a former member of the House of Representatives, Ubale Jakada Kiru has also died. His death, we gather happened on on Sunday morning just as a Commissioner for Education during Governor Kabiru Gaya’s administration, Malam Haruna Shanono, has died. Haruna was former Chairman of Shanono local government and also chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC).