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Former IG of Police buried in Katsina

Former Inspector General of Police, Muhammadu Dikko Yusuf has been laid to rest in Katsina State.

The late Yusuf was buried on Thursday, April 2, at the Dantakun cemetery, in accordance with Muslim rites.

The funeral prayer was held at the palace of the Emir of Katsina and was led by the Chief Imam, Malam Lawal.

Dignitaries present at the ceremony include Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II and Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi among others.

84-year-old Yusuf passed away on Wednesday, April 1, in Abuja following a protracted illness.

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