JUST IN: Emir Of Lafia Dies At 84

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The chairman Nasarawa State Traditional Council of Chiefs, Isah Mustapha Awgai I, is dead, aged 84. Confirming the news to The PUNCH in Lafia on Thursday, a member of Lafia Emirate Council, Ajiyan, Lafia, Sule Abubakar, said the emir passed on at the Nazemiya Teaching Hospital, Abuja, in the early hours of Thursday after an illness. He said the deceased, who was born on March 14, 1934, ascended the throne in 1974. It was gathered that the late emir had been sick for over four months before he was flown abroad for medical attention. He was later brought back to Nigeria and later died in Abuja at a private hospital. PUNCH Contact Editor using editor@skytrendnews.com or call direct 0808 360 9209. READ ALSO! More Nigerians Becoming Extremely Poor, 40% Of World’s Poorest To Live There And Congo By 2050 READ ALSO! More Nigerians Now Living In Extreme Poverty — International Labour Congress READ ALSO! 10million More Nigerians Have Been Lifted From Poverty Under Buhari — Presidency Says READ ALSO! Buhari Reacts To Boko Haram’s Threat To Kill Leah Sharibu READ ALSO! More Nigerians Getting Killed, Getting Poorer, Hungrier Under Buhari’s Incompetent Regime — PDP READ ALSO! More Nigerians Have Been Murdered In Attacks Since January More Than Entire 2017 — Amnesty International READ ALSO! 10million More Nigerians Have Been Lifted From Poverty Under Buhari — Presidency Says READ ALSO! More Nigerians Travelling Out Due To Economic Hardship, Over 500,000 Since 2016 READ ALSO! The Smart CEO: Top 5 Websites To Get Cheap Domain Name Registration READ ALSO! More Nigerians In Kano, Katsina Now Using Hard Drugs — Group Says READ ALSO! More Nigerians Dying Hourly From Tuberculosis, 18 Every Hour — WHO READ ALSO! Between GoDaddy And Namecheap: Making The Best Choice For Domain Name Registrar READ ALSO! Nigeria Couples: Now You Can Know If Your Partner Is Cheating On You; SEE 11 SURE Ways ]]>