After a month of fighting an unnamed illness, the Emir of Daura, Dr. Farouq Umar has on Thursday, returned home to Daura, Katsina State.
Confirming the news, spokesperson for the monarch, Usman Ibrahim, said, “Yes, the royal father returned to Daura yesterday (Thursday) evening. We thank Almighty Allah for that.”
On 4 May, the emir was reported to have been rushed to the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina.
However, he had been given a clean bill of health two weeks ago, staying an extra week in Katsina.
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Speaking after his return, the emir said, “I want to draw the attention of the people world over that the current pandemic is not a joke hence people should fear God and return to God (sic).
“If the world is not settled, people should not expect anything good even if you are physically healthy.
“Therefore, he who wants to enjoy himself in Katsina State should be loyal to the Federal Government.”