Alhaji Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, the Emir of Biu in Borno State is dead on Monday night, September 14.
According to reports, the monarch died at the Federal Medical Center Gombe after a brief illness
Before his death, he was at various times a Veterinary attendant, a member representing Biu Emirate at the Borno State Council of Arts and Culture, and District Head of Biu town from 1975 to 1989 when he became the Emir of Biu.
The deceased is survived by four wives, over 70 children, and 200 grandchildren.
May his soul rest in peace!