Mr Dasuki Ibrahim, the 18th Sultan of Sokoto is dead.
He died at a private hospital in Abuja on Monday night. The Sultan who died at the age of 93 is the father to formal National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.
He was deposed as sultan in 1996. While he assumed the post, he held the traditional title of Baraden Sokoto. Mr Dasuki was the first Sultan from the Buhari line of the house of Uthman Dab Fodio.
The ex Sultan was also influential in the founding of Jama’atu Nasril ISLAM, JNI.