– Another northern prominent leader, Alhaji Bashar Aminu is dead

– The report has it that the Iyan Zazzau died in Lagos state

– Aminu was one of the top contenders for the Zazzau throne

A prominent northern leader and the Iyan Zazzau, Alhaji Bashar Aminu, is dead. Daily Trust reports that he died in Lagos state.

Legit.ng gathered that Aminu, the wealthiest prince in northern Nigeria instituted a court action seeking the removal of the 19th emir of Zazzau, Ahmed Nuhu Bamali.

The Iyan Zazzau was one of the top contenders for the Zazzau throne

Our correspondent, who visited Aminu’s office in Zaria, confirmed from staff members that the Iyan Zazzau died in Lagos.