Hajia Gumsa Iya Kaka, mother of the Emir of Bade and vice chairman of Yobe
Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Abubakar Umar Suleiman, died yesterday in Gashua, the
headquarters of Bade Local Government Area of Yobe State.
She died at the age of 85 after a protracted illness, leaving six children. She
was buried according to Islamic rites at the royal thumb in Gashua.