Hashim-Hotoro, died in the early hours of Thursday at the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH), Kano at the age of 67.
He had been battling with chronic diabetes.
His son, Alhaji Saidu Hashim, who announced the death, revealed the deceased is survived with two wives, many children and grandchildren.
Prominent politicians attended the funeral prayer which was held at his residence in Hotoro area in Kano metropolis.
He was a key figure in Ibrahim Shekarau’s two consecutive terms as Governor of Kano State.