Alhaji Abbas Ibrahim Sambo


Age: 62

Nigerian first-class traditional ruler and paramount chief of Nigeria's northeast Mumuye land of Zing in Taraba State known as the Emir of Zing who had been on the throne for 19 years when he was installed in 1996 after the demised of his father Alhaji Ibrahim and whose contributions to the traditional institution in the state brought peace and unity to the development of his domain despite the multi-cultural and religious nature of the Zing chiefdom.

Cause of Death: Crushed to death during the Hajj stampede

Born: 1953

Died: September 24, 2015

Mina, Saudi Arabia