The Emir of Gaya in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, is dead.
He was 91.
The spokesman of the Emirate Council, Alhaji Abbas Ibrahim-Gaya, confirmed the monarch’s death to journalists on Wednesday in Kano.
Gaya was among the four new emirates created by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
Others are – Bichi, Rano, and Karaye.
Ibrahim-Gaya said the Emir died after a brief illness on Wednesday morning.