The 10th Emir of Misau in Bauchi State, Alhaji Muhammad Manga III has died at the age of 81.
The emir, who died yesterday morning after a protracted illness, was born in 1934 and ascended the throne in 1979.
He is survived with 26 children, four wives and many grand children.
Alhaji Manga became the emir of Misau on October 30, 1979, and was elevated to first class emir in July 1982.
The funeral prayer of the late emir was performed at his palace at 4pm yesterday, and was witnessed by a large crowd, including the state governor, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar, traditional rulers and politicians and was buried according to Islamic rites

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