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Emir of Gaya dies at 91

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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.

READ ALSO: Court dismisses Kano kingmakers’ suit on new emirates

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.

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