Emir of Gaya Emirate, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, is dead
The Emir of Gaya Emirate in Kano State, Alhaji (Dr.) Ibrahim Abdulkadir has died in the early hours of Wednesday after a protracted illness.
Although there is no official announcement to that effect, the monarch demise was made public on Wednesday, 22nd September in a Facebook post by the SSA on New Media to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, Abubakar Aminu Ibrahim.
The Late Abdulkadir was the first Emir of Gaya, one of the four new first-class Emirates created by Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, in 2019.
Born in 1930, the 91-years-old Emir was enthroned in 1990 and had been on the throne for over 30 years.
Prior to his appointment, the deceased was the district head of Kunchi and then Minjibir, and was elevated by the Kano State government to the rank of an Emir and oversaw the affairs of Gaya Emirate.