The Kano State Government has declared today, Tuesday, July 4, as work-free day in honour of late MAITAMA-SULE who died in the early hours of Monday.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner of Information, MOHAMMED GARBA and issued to newsmen in Kano.
He said the declaration of the work-free day was to enable residents attend the funeral prayer for the late elder statesman which is scheduled to hold today.
The commissioner said that the funeral prayer of the late elder statesman would be conducted at the Emir’s Palace around 4:00pm local time.
MAITAMA SULE died at a hospital in Egypt, Cairo where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness.