Former Kano State attorney-general and commissioner for justice, Aliyu Umar, SAN has died.
He died early Friday around 4:00 am after a brief illness, his family said.
The burial rites will take place today 17th April, 2020 at his residence, Farm Centre, Kano, Kano State by 8am.
Late Alhaji Aliyu Umar SAN was born on the 19th June 1952. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1978 and was elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2012
He was reputed to be a fiery criminal law expert, one of the best in Nigeria.
Aliyu Umar SAN was a prosecuting counsel in the case of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN) vs. Justice Walter Onnoghen at the code of conduct tribunal.
May the soul of Alhaji Aliyu Umar SAN and the souls of other faithful departed rest in peace. Amen.