Hausa musician, Sani Dandawo, dies at 72

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A Taushe Hausa musician, Sani Aliyu Dandawo, has died at the age of 72.

“Dandawo died at his home in Yauri, Yauri Local Government of Kebbi State on Sunday evening after a protracted illness,” a family source confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES.

He is survived by his aged mother, two wives, 22 children and 25 grand children.

He has since been buried according to Islamic right.

The Deputy Senate Leader, Bala Ibn Na’Allah, who represents his area, described Dandawo as a musical legend who contributed to promoting peace and development through music.

He prayed to Allah to grant him eternal rest, and grant the family and the entire people of the state the fortitude to bear the loss.


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