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Dr. Muhammadu Nuhu Sanusi, the first-class traditional ruler, or Emir, of Dutse, the capital city of Jigawa State passed away.

The Emir was a modernizing figure from the North Nigerian kingdom. He served as the state university’s chancellor before passing away.

He was a leading voice in the green ecosystem movement as well as an advocate for afforestation.

The President Buhari mentioned the Emir’s passing in a statement released by his press secretary on Tuesday evening. Garba Shehu stated that the Emirov was an influential figure in Dutse over the years thanks to his efforts to push local development. He stated that the people of Dutse considered him family, and he was beloved by all.

President Trump sent his condolences and the country’s to the Dutse emirate, the state government and population of Jigawa State after a terrible loss.

Sanusi was born July 31, 1961 to Saudatu Anduwa Hussain and Muhammad Aminu Sanusi. He is descended from a family that combined public service and spiritual authority in both the temporal and spiritual domains. Numerous judges and imams can be found in his family line. Sanusi’s father, a princely title holder called Chiroma of Kano, was a pioneer diplomat for Nigeria. In 1961, he was charged with setting up Nigerian intelligence services by Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. After that, he worked as a Nigerian ambassador to Belgium. Were appointed his first ambassador to the People Republic of China in 1972. In 1979, he was appointed permanent secretary to the Federal Ministry of External Affairs after retiring as ambassador.

Emiro Muhammad Sanusi I ruled the country from 1954 to 1963. His grandson Sanusi was cherished and admired for his public-spiritedness and strength of character by many. Sanusi modernized Kano’s economy by implementing irrigation projects and establishing an international airport. He also led industrial development in the city, which contributed to his grandfather’s moral and spiritual rejuvenation of the emir’s role. By leading Friday prayers in his grandfather’s place, Muhammad Sanusi II symbolically signified continuity between their reigns.

From 1954 to 1985, Sanusi studied the Quran as a child and began his education in elementary school. He later attended King’s College Lagos and earned a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in economics at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria. While attending college, he also taught Economics at the university. After graduating, Sanusi started his career at ICON Ltd., which is a subsidiary of Morgan Guaranty Trust and Baring Brothers. He worked in risk management for the company’s United Bank for Africa before rising to the general manager position. Sanusi pursued his formal academic education in the field of Islamic law, history and thought. Starting in 1997, he earned a degree from Africa International University in Khartoumon Sudan after years of private study under the tutelage of several learned ulama. In 2005, he took a position at First Bank and served as group managing director in 2009. Sanusi continued to pursue his education throughout this time by moving to First Bank and accepting their offer to become group managing director in 2009.

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