• Dasuki, ex-Sultan of Sokoto, dies at 93

    Dasuki, ex-Sultan of Sokoto, dies at 93

    According to reports, the late Sultan Dasuki, father of ex-National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, was deposed in 1996 by the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha, after he was installed by Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, in 1988.  He was on the throne for eight years before his deposition and banishment to Zing, in Taraba State.

    Dasuki was the first Sultan from the Buhari line of the House of Dan Fodio. He was a close associate of Ahmadu Bello and […]