Former Kano First Lady, Ladi Bako Is Dead

Former Kano First Lady, Ladi Bako Is Dead

By Mustapha Mohammed, Kano

 Ladi Bako, the widow of the maiden first Governor of Kano State, Audu Bako, has died at the age of 93.

The news of her demise was confirmed to the public by her daughter, Zainab Bako, 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 building upon.

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