Breaking: Emir of Daura, HRH Umar Faruk Umar hospitalized in Katsina
News reaching us at Katsina Post has it that the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, has been hospitalised at a Government Hospital in Katsina since Monday. the
Reports has it that the Emir has been in an Intensive Care Unit of the health facility.
A palace source told Sahara Reporters on Tuesday that Umar was rushed to the hospital on Monday night in a critical condition.
Recall that the Emir’s Palace was sealed by security operatives on Sunday night and samples of 80 people living in the palace was taken for COVID-19 testing.
Findings by Katsina Post also has it that Kastina State index case, Dr Aminu Yakubu, a Daura-based private medical practitioner, who died of the virus last month is the personal physician of the Emir.
There has been suspicion of Covid-19 infection in the Emir’s palace since the death of the Emir’s wife, Hajiya Binta Umar recently.