Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, the traditional ruler of Yaba in Abaji area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) is dead.
Daily Trust reports that one of the deceased family, Shuaibu Abdullahi, told the publication that the late Etsu of Yaba chiefdom died while on his way to observe Magrib prayers, within his palace.
Shuaibu said the 62-year-old monarch slumped suddenly and his aides rushed him to Abaji General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
“Immediately he slumped, they moved him inside the car to the hospital. But unfortunately on arrival at the hospital, doctors confirmed him dead.”
The corpse has been taken from the hospital to Yaba, where he would be buried by 9am on Friday, March 10.