The 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki, is dead. He died in a private hospital in Abuja on Monday night. The deceased is the father to former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, who is currently facing corruption charges.
The ex-Sultan died at the age of 93. He was dethroned as Sultan by the former military dictator, Sani Abacha, in 1996. He is expected to be buried according to Islamic rites today.