Alhaji Mai Umar Mustapha Aliyu, the Emir of Biu in Borno State, is dead.

The monarch who ascended the throne in 1989 died at the Federal Medical Center Gombe after a brief illness on Monday night, September 14.

The deceased who was born on November 9, 1940, in Biu was a member representing Biu Emirate at the Borno State Council of Arts and Culture, and District Head of Biu town from 1975 to 1989 when he became the Emir of Biu.

He was survived by four wives, over 70 children, and 200 grandchildren.

 

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