Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed grief over the death of Sarkin Hausawa of Lagos, HRH Alhaji Muhammadu Sani Kabir who died at the age of 57.
Kabir died on Thursday, December 24 and was buried according to Islamic rites on Friday, December 25 at the Arewa Muslim Cemetery at Jafojo in Agege Local Government Area of the State.
Reacting to his demise on Tuesday, Sanwo-Olu said: “I join the family, friends and the entire Arewa Community in Lagos to mourn the passing of Sarkin Hausawa, HRH Alhaji Muhammadu Sani Kabir, at the age of 57.
“Late Kabir was a visionary leader and grassroots mobiliser who served as Vice Chairman and later Acting Chairman of Mushin Local Government.
“His major contribution was his tireless fight for the promotion of democratic government in Nigeria as a prominent member of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) during the June 12, 1993 presidential annulment struggle.
“He was a seasoned journalist and co-founder of Tempo and The News Magazines. May his soul find rest with God.”