Ex-Kano First Lady, Ladi Bako, Dies At 93


Ex-Kano First Lady, Ladi Bako, Dies At 93

Ladi, the aged widow of the maiden Kano State Governor, Audu Bako, is dead.

The pioneer first lady died aged 93.

Her daughter, Zainab Bako, confirmed the death to newsmen on Wednesday. She disclosed that the nonagenarian died at Prime Specialist Hospital in Kano after a protracted illness.

It was learnt that her funeral rites would be held at the Emir’s Palace, Kofar Kudu, Kano.

Her late husband was appointed Military governor of the old Kano State from May 1967 to July 1975.

During his tenure, Kano State witnessed massive socio-economic development, which successive governors of the state have been and still building upon.