Alhaji Mohammed Asha, Emir of Kaura Namoda

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Emir of Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara State, Alhaji Mohammed Asha, died today.

His death came three days after he went into isolation for suspected coronavirus.

The result of his sample sent to Abuja was still being awaited when he died.

However, it was believed, Asha died of complications from COVID-19.

The deceased was in isolation at the Yariman Bakura Specialist Hospital in Gusau, the capital.

The Publicity Secretary for the Control and Prevention of COVID-19 in the state, Alhaji Mustafa Jafaru Kaura, said burial of the Emir would await officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.