The Shehu of Borno announced the death of the businessman.
A renowned politician and businessman in Borno State, Bukar Zannna Mandara, who reigned as the Zanna-Dujima of Borno Emirate, died on Sunday at the age of 81.
The controversial Borno elder and philanthropist had been sick for about two years before his death at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital around 6 p.m.
Being a top ranking member of the Borno State Emirate Council, the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Elkanemi, announced his death as custom demands.
A statement by the Shehu’s palace said the deceased, who was survived by two wives and 18 children, would be buried at 2 p.m. on Monday.