Barmani Choge dies at 80

The popular Hausa singer has been buried in Katsina, Northern Nigeria.

A renowned Hausa female singer, Sa’adatu Aliyu, popularly known as ‘Barmani Choge’,has died at the age of 80 in Funtua town of Katsina State.

One of her children, Hamza Aliyu, who confirmed the death to journalists on Monday, said the deceased died at her residence on Saturday, after battling a protracted illness.

She is survived by six children and 60 grandchildren.

Late ‘Barmani Choge’ had since been buried according to Islamic rites.

Ms. Choge spent 52 years of her life composing and singing various Hausa songs.

NAN

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