The traditional ruler of Chikun in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Dr Danjuma Barde, is dead.
Naija News learned that the prominent monarch died in the early hours of Wednesday after battling an undisclosed ailment.
It was said that the first-class traditional ruler died at the Nigerian Army 44 Hospital in Kaduna.
Confirming the death of the monarch, the President of the Gbagyi Development Association (GDA), Peter Aboki, said that the traditional ruler died on Wednesday.
“Yes we lost our traditional ruler, he has been having some health challenges. He died in the early hours of today, at 44, Army hospital,” Aboki said.