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Aishatu Ahmadu Bello, the second daughter of the late Premier of Northern Nigeria and Sardauna of Sokoto, has died at the age of 75.

The deceased was a widow to the late Marafan Sokoto, Ahmad Danbaba.

Her son Hassan Danbaba confirmed the death saying she died at a Dubai hospital after a brief illness.

Mr Danbaba said arrangements are being made to fly her remains from Dubai for burial in Sokoto.

She left behind five children, among whom are a prominent business man, Magajin Garin Sokoto Hassan Danbaba and Asmau, the wife of Sarkin Sudan Shehu Malami.

Her father was the first and only Premier of Northern Nigeria from 1954 to 1966 when he was killed in a military coup.

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