Former Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki is dead. He died yesterday 14th of November 2016 at 92.
His remains are to be buried today according to Islamic rites. The late Dasuki, the first from the Buhari line of the Dan Dodio House, was the 18th Sultan.
He was installed on December 6, 1988 but deposed in 1996 by the late Gen. Sani Abacha regime. He was succeeded by Sultan Mohammed Maccido, who died 10 years ago in an air crash. Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar III was then installed.