The Emir of Jere in Kaduna State, Dr. Sa’ad Usman and husband of former Minister of Finance, Senator Esther Nenadi Usman, is dead.
A younger brother of the late Emir, Alhaji Aminu Jere disclosed on Wednesday that he had just lost a brother in person of Dr. Usman.
Aminu said, “Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Illaihi Rajiun. I just lost a brother in person of HRH the Sarkin Jere, Dr Saad Usman, PhD.”
“Janazah at Jere, by 2pm Insha Allah.”
The late monarch was hospitalised in London due to injuries sustained during an argument between him and some locals who were alleged to have hit him with an object.
The dispute between the late Emir and the locals was said to have emanated from a land dispute.
Dr. Saad Usman was once Secretary of the Kaduna State Government and also held other superior positions government circle at different times.