Popular Hausa singer Alhaji Muhammadu Gambu dies at 80 in Kebbi State  


Popular Hausa singer who specialized in weird songs for Night crawlers (Barayi), Alhaji Muhammadu Gambu has died at the age of 80. Gambo died at the in Maiyama General  Hospital in Kebbi State and is survived by four wives, 16 children and many grandchildren.

His songs traversed the length and breath of west Africa and middle East and became famous with songs dedicated to notable and sometimes fictitious thieves who like magicians operated openly and mysteriously in and around Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara States in the late seventies and eighties.
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