Former Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki, is dead. He passed away on the 15th of November 2016 at the age of 93. Dasuki died in an Abuja hospital
After the death of Abubakar Siddique, the 17th Sultan of Sokoto on November 1, 1988 he became the 18th Sultan of Sokoto but was deposed in 1996 by General Sani Abacha through the military administrator of Sokoto State, Col. Yakubu Muazu, for reason among others such as causing enmity among the people and among the royal family.
The former Sultan, was father of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki currently facing corruption charges.