Renowned Hausa Female Singer, Barmani Choge, Dies

A renowned Hausa female singer, Hajiya Sa’adatu Aliyu, popularly known as ‘Barmani Choge,’ has died at the age of 80 in Funtua town of Katsina State.

Barmani Choge

Alhaji Hamza Aliyu, one of her children, who confirmed the death to newsmen on Monday, said the deceased died at her residence following a protracted illness on Saturday.

She is survived by six children and 60 grandchildren.

Late ‘Barmani Choge’ had since been buried according to Islamic rites.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Choge spent 52 years of her life composing various Hausa songs.(NAN).

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