New emir of Gaya appointed

Kano State Government has appointed Aliyu Ibrahim Emir of Gaya. Usman Alhaji, secretary to the Kano State Government, said this in a statement on Sunday.

“By the power conferred on the governor of Kano state by Kano emirates law 2020 (as amended) approved the appointment of Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir as emir of Gaya,” he said

“The appointment followed the recommendation of the Gaya Emirate Kingmakers after presentation of three candidates from which the governor approved the appointment of Aliyu Ibrahim Gaya.”

Ibrahim’s appointment follows the death of his late father Ibrahim Abdulkadir, who died on Wednesday, at 91.

Until his appointment, Ibrahim was the ciroman of Gaya.

The Gaya emirate is one of the four emirates created by Ganduje in 2019 when he split the Kano emirate into five: Gaya, Rano, Bichi and Karaye.


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