10 First-class Nigerian Kings Die In 6 Months {FULL LIST}

Nigeria has lost some of her most powerful traditional rulers in the past 1 year. In 2014, one of the kings who passed away was His Eminence Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano. Below, JUMI RHODES unveils first-class kings who joined their ancestors in 2015.

Alhaji Muhammad Danbaba – Emir of Gusau (Zamfara State) – March 2015
Oba Steven Suulade Adejugbe – Jegun of Ileoluji(Ondo State) – June 2015
Oba Okunade Sijuwade – Ooni of Ife(Osun State) – July 2015
Nde Shedrack Dimlong – Ngolong Ngas(Plateau State) – August 2015
Alhaji Muhammadu Manga III – Emir of Misau(Bauchi State) – August 2015
Ogiame Atuwatse II – Olu of Warri(Delta State) – September 2015
Alhaji Abbas Ibrahim – Emir of Zing(Taraba State) – September 2015
Alhaji (Senator) Haliru Dantoro Kitoro III – Emir of Borgu(Niger State) – October 2015
Oba (Dr.) Gabriel Aromolaran – Owa Obokun of Ijesaland(Osun State) – October 2015