Photos: Sultan Dasuki’s funeral rites
TVC E. The former Sultan of Sokoto Ibrahim Dasuki has been buried according to Islamic prayers in Sokoto state. Dasuki was the 18th Sultan of Sokoto. He was dethroned in 1996 during military government of late general Sani Abacha. Before ascending the throne as Sultan, Dasuki was Baraden Sokoto.
He was the also the first Sultan from the Buhari line of the house of Dan Fodio and a close associate of Ahmadu Bello. The body of late Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki on arrival at Sultan Muhammad Bello Mosque ahead of the Islamic funeral rites in Sokoto
Mourners at the Sultan Muhammad Bello Mosque ahead of the Islamic funeral rites for late Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki in Sokoto
Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Abba Kyari, delivering FG’s condolence to Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar when he led the Federal Government delegation to the burial of late Sultan Ibrahim Dasuki.