Another Traditional Title Holder, Professor Isa Hashim Dies In Kano
The Jarma of Kano, a senior traditional title holder at Kano emirate council, Professor Isa Hashim is dead.
Professor Hashim died in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 86 after brief illness, a palace source confirmed to newsmen.
Professor Hashim passed on less than 24 hours after the Emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila, a first class chief of Rano emirate council, died.
The two traditional icons joined the wave of multiple mysterious deaths hitting on Kano presently.
Professor Hashim, bagged his PhD in 1976 at University of Southern California, USA. The professor of political science joined the services of Bayero university, Kano as associate professor in 1992 and was promoted to the rank of full professor in 1999.
He retired in 2004 after which he was accorded the traditional title of Jarma Kano.
KanyiDaily had reported that over 600 persons died of a strange ailment in the past few weeks in Kano, raising deep concerns among residents who are now desperate for urgent intervention.