The Emir of Daura, Umar Faruk, according to reports, was hospitalized and placed in the intensive care unit of the Federal Medical Center Katsina for an “undisclosed ailment” on Tuesday May 5.
According to Daily Trust, the Katsina monarch was moved out of the palace in Daura at about 1 am, to Katsina town where he was admitted and moved into the Intensive Care Center of the hospital.
A source who spoke to Nigerian Tribune, said the Emir of Daura was rushed to the hospital after his health worsened on Tuesday. He said;
“Today, the health status of the Emir of Daura worsen as he could not talk and even walk. So, we had to rush him to the Federal Medical Centre in Katsina.”
This is coming after Dr Mustapha Inuwa, Secretary to the State Government confirmed that the monarch’s palace was sealed after Coronavirus cases were recorded.
It is also speculated that the Emir might have contracted Coronavirus as Kastina’s index case of Coronavirus, Dr Aminu Yakubu was his personal physician.
According to Sahara Reporters, the late Yakubu met Emir Umar and his first wife, Hajiya Binta Umar shortly before he died from Coronavirus complications.