Hajiya Aminatu Mai Babban Daki, the mother of the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumin Kabir Usman, has passed away.

The news of her death was confirmed by the Secretary of Katsina Emirate Council and Sallama Katsina, Bello Mammam Ifo.

She died Saturday evening around 4.30 pm in Katsina after a protracted illness.

The late Aminatu will be buried tomorrow according to Islamic rites, after funeral prayers at the Emir Palace by 9am.

She is survived by nine children.