The Shehu of Borno and Chairman Council of Traditional Rulers of Borno State Alhaji Dr. Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin El-Kanemi on behalf of Borno, Dikwa, Bama, Biu, Askira, Gwoza, Shani and Uba Emirate Councils wish to express their heartfelt appreciation to the Almighty, Allah for His Mercies and convey their sincere thanks and gratitude to all who stood by them in their recent moments of grief and losses.

The Borno State Traditional Council have received numerous condolences and prayers of encouragement from across the Nigerian nation and world at large over the demise of Shehu of Bama, Alhaji Kyari Ibn Umar Ibrahim El-Kanemi; Mallam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari , Alhaji Mohammed Goni, former Governor of Borno State; Alhaji GaladimaModu Sheriff, Galadima of Dikwa and some Islamic Scholars of repute.

The royal father said they have Indeed lost many of their best over the last decade due to insurgency and of recent due to various illnesses.

The royal father appreciates in particular the condolence messages, even in this very difficult time of the ravaging COVID-19.

The Shehu of Borno thanks President Muhammadu Buhari. Vice President Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, meners of the federal executive council. Others includes his eminence Alhaji Saad Abubakar III Sultan of Sokoto and Royal Highnesses, Emirs/Chiefs across the country.

The Royal father also appreciates members of the royal family, Ulama, councilors and courtiers, distinguished present & former members of the national & state assembly, distinguished personalities, members of the academia , members of the federal & state establishments,
His royal highness said they’re indeed grateful and appreciative to the concern, brotherhood and goodwill towards their domains. He then prayed that May Almighty Allah in His infinite Mercies protect and grant them all peace and healthy living as they crave for. Adding that they pray for the repose of the departed souls of their loved ones. The Shehu also pray for those left behind and may the Almighty grant them peace, progress and peaceful co-existence.


President Muhammadu Buhari. Vice President Prof. Yemi Osibanjo, meners of the federal executive council
1. His Eminence Alhaji Muhammad SaadAbubakar III, CFR, MNI, Sultan of Sokoto,
2. HRH Maj. Gen. MuhammaduIliyasu Bashar, CFR, MNI, Emir of Gwandu
3. HRH Aminu Ado Bayero, Emir of Kano
4. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) RilwanuSulaimanAdamu, CFR, Emir of Bauchi
5. HRH AlhajiYahayaAbubakar (CFR) EtsuNupe
6. HRH Alhaji Muhammad Ibn Masta II El-Kanemi, Shehu of Dikwa
7. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammad Ibn AbaliIdrissa CON, Emir of Fika
8. HRH Alhaji Umar Mustapha Aliyu, (CON), Emir of Biu,
9. HRH AlhajiAbdullahi Mohammed Askirama, Emir of Askira,
10. HRH Alhaji Mohammed Shehu Idris Timta, Emir of Gwoza,
11. HRH AlhajiNasiruMuhammaduMailafiya, Emir of Shani,
12. HRH Alhaji Ali Ibn IsmailaMamza, Emir of Uba,
13. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) AdamuAbubakarMaje, Emir of Hadejia
14. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) YunusaMuhammaduDanyaya, Emir of Ningi
15. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Adamu Baba Yunusa (CON), Ona of Abaji
16. HRH AlhajiAbubakarShehuAbubakar, Emir of Gombe
17. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Umar Faruk Umar, CON, Emir of Daura,
18. HRH Justice Lawal Hassan Gummi, OFR, Emir of Gummi
19. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) NajibHussainiAdamu, CON, Emir of Kazaure
20. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) ShehuChindoYamusa, Emir of Keffi
21. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammad Isa Muhammadu, CON, Emir of Jama’a
22. HRH Alhaji Muhammad Sambo Haruna, Emir of Wase
23. HRH Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman, MNI, Emir of Misau
24. HRH Alhaji Baba Umar Farouq, Emir of Katagum
25. HRH Alhaji Usman Bilyaminu Othman, Emir of Dass
26. HRH Maj. Gen. (Dr.) MuhammaduSani Sami, CON, Emir of Zuru
27. HRH AlhajiSama’ila Mohammed Mera, Emir of Argungu
28. HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Bello Muhammad Barmo, OONEmir of TalatanMafara
29. HRH Alhaji Barr. Muhammad saniHaliruDantoro, Kitoro IV, Emir of Borgu
30. HRH AlhajiNuhu Mohammed Sanusi, Emir of Dutse
31. HRH Dr. Kabiru Musa Ibrahim FWACS, Emir of Azara
32. HRH AlhajiZubairuHammangabdo, Emir of Gashaka
33. HRH Abubakar Sale Suleiman, Mai Bade
34. HRH AlhajiShehuHashimi II Ibn Umar EI-Kanemi, Emir of Damaturu,
35. HRH Alhaji Bashir BukarAlbishirMachinama, OON,Emir of Machina
36. HRH Alhaji Ahmed Tijjani Ibn Saleh, Emir ofGazargamu,
37. HRH AlhajiMuktar Ibn Gangaran, Emir of Gujba
38. HRH Alhaji Mustapha GaladimaKyari, Emir of Nguru
39. HRH AlhajiUmaruBubaram Ibn WuriwaBauya I, OON Emir of Pataskum,
40. HRH AlhajiMuhammaduZannahZakariya, Emir of Yusufari,
41. HRH Alhaji Sale Idriss Ibn Usman, Emir of Fune
42. HRH Alhaji Mohammad Mai Yeri Ibn Isa, Emir of Ngelzarma
43. HRH Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Ibn Grema, Emir of Tikau,
44. HRH AlhajiAbubakar Isa Ahmadu, Emir of Mubi
45. HRH Muhammad Auwwal Ibrahim, Emir of Suleja
46. HRH Alhaji Ahmed Deba, Emir of Deba
47. HRM Chief AtuyotaEjughemre, Chief of Warri
48. HRH MallamMuhammaduSanusi, CON, former Emir of Kano
49. HRH Sultan of Kanem, Mao (Chad Republic) & Family
50. HRH Sultan of Ngudomariya (Niger Republic)

1. Prof. Sani AbubakarLugga, WazirinKatsina
2. AlhajiAttahiruGaladanchi, GaladimanSokoto
3. MagajinRafinSokoto
4. Dr. Khalid AbubakarAliyu, Secretary General Jama’atuNasril Islam
5. Imam MammanShettima Saleh, Imam Idaini of Borno
6. Imam Laisu Ibrahim Ahmed, Chief Imam of Borno
7. ShettimaAbubakarDeribe, Deputy Imam Idaini of Borno
8. Shettima Baba GanaUmara
9. ZannaZakariya Idris, Wali of Borno
10. Hon. Justice ShettimaAbdullahiFaruk, (Rtd)
11. AlhajiLawanGanaYusufari, Waziri of Yusufari
12. Mr. Gideon Gwamna Awan, TafidanKagoro
13. AlhajiJamilu Baba Jotinga, Chokalin Adamawa
14. Alhaji Ahmad Ahmadu, ChiromanMisau
15. WalinKatagum
16. AlhajiAminuOkene, ZannaUbandoma of Borno
17. Amb. YerimaAbdullahi, Sarkin Bai Gombe
18. MabudinGwandu
19. All BornoUlama
20. Chief B. M. Auta, ZannaSotoma&WakilinShehu Kaduna

1. H.E. Distinguished Senator KashimShettima
2. H.E. Distinguished Senator Ibrahim Geidam
3. Distinguished Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume
4. Distinguished Senator Kaka Mallam Yale
5. Distinguished Senator Baba Kaka Bashir Garbai
6. Hon. Mohammed Tahir Monguno
7. Hon. Satomi Ahmed
8. Hon. ZainabGimba
9. Hon. Barr. Muhammad Kumalia
10. Hon. Bello Suleiman (Gombe)
11. Other Members of the National Assembly representing Borno State
12. Honourable Speaker Borno State House of Assembly
13. All Members of Borno State House of Assembly

1. His Excellency, Amb. Baba GanaKingibe, GCON
2. Alhaji (Dr.) Muhammad Indimi, OFR, Chairman, Oriental Energy Resources
3. His Excellency, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo,
4. His Excellency, Usman MammanDurkwa,
5. His Excellency, AdamuShettimaYugudaDibal
6. MeleKyari, GMD NNPC
7. Dr. Mohammed KyariDikwa
8. Hon. BukarTijjani, Former Honourable Minister of Agriculture
9. Comrade Dr. Ayuba P. Wabba MNI, ZannaMa’amala of Borno& National President NLC
10. Alhaji Abba GanaBafurra
11. Dr. Goni Musa Sheikh
12. Admiral Suleiman Saidu
13. Dr. Bulama Mali Gubio, MNI
14. Baba ShettimaArfo, MNI
15. Air Vice Marshal Ahmed TijjaniMu’azu, (RTD)
16. Brig. Gen. J. G. Mohammed & Family
17. Col. Dole & Family
18. Rtd Compt. Bitrus
19. Mohammed Ali Dimari
20. Hon. Justice Sani Ishaq Mohammed
21. AlhajiIdrissaMammanDurkwa
22. Amb. Adamu Daura
23. AlhajiLawalKazaure
24. AlhajiSanusiMonguno
25. P. S. AlhajiMahe
26. Dr. ShettimaBukar Abba
27. Mohammed KhursoZangeri
28. Engr. Sale Dunoma
29. Dr. ShehuSule
30. Engr. ModuChellube
31. AlhajiGamboLawan
32. AlhajiMalah Mustapha Kukawa
33. AlhajiIdrissa Mohammed Yelwa
34. AlhajiAdamuUmoru
35. Abba AbdullahiSarki
36. Alhaji Sambo Sepip Abuja
37. Engr. Ali BukarFatoma
38. Bishop William Naga CAN Chairman Borno State,
39. Hon. Hajja Inna Maryam AdamuChiroma

1. Prof. AliyuShugaba, Vice Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri.
2. Prof. Andrew Haruna, VC Federal University of Gashua
3. KabiruGarbaAminu, Registrar Federal University Kashere, Gombe State
4. Prof. Bosoma Sheriff
5. Principal Federal Government College Maiduguri

1. CMD, University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital
2. Dr. AminuGhulunze CMD, Borno State Hospitals Management Board
3. CMD, State Specialist Hospital Management Maiduguri
4. CMD, Federal Neuro Psychiatrist Hospital Maiduguri

We are indeed grateful and appreciative of your concern, brotherhood and goodwill towards our domains. May Almighty Allah in His infinite Mercies protect you and grant all of us peace and healthy living we crave for. We pray for the repose of the departed souls of our loved ones. We pray for those of us left behind and may the Almighty grant us peace, progress and peaceful co-existence.

His Royal Highness,
Alhaji (Dr.) Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi (CFR),
Shehu of Borno.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *