By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
The Maigari of Lokoja, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Muhammed Kabiru Maikarfi, has passed away at the age of 80.
The news of the monarch’s demise was announced by the Secretary of Lokoja Traditional Council, Muhammed Nadalo on Wednesday.
According to Nadalo, the monarch died in a private hospital in Abuja after a brief illness. The statement also disclosed that the late royal father would be buried on Thursday in Lokoja at 4 pm.
The monarch was crowned in 1992 and celebrated his 30 years on the Lokoja traditional stool a few months ago.