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Emir of Gaya is dead

By NAN
22 September 2021   |   3:06 pm
The Emir of Gaya in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdukkadir, 91, is dead. Alhaji Abbas Ibrahim-Gaya, the Chairman, Media, in the Emirate, announced this on Wednesday in Kano. Ibrahim-Gaya said that the Emir died after a brief illness, adding that the late traditional ruler is survived by three wives, 28 children and many grandchildren. According…

Alhaji Ibrahim Abdukkadir

The Emir of Gaya in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdukkadir, 91, is dead.

Alhaji Abbas Ibrahim-Gaya, the Chairman, Media, in the Emirate, announced this on Wednesday in Kano.

Ibrahim-Gaya said that the Emir died after a brief illness, adding that the late traditional ruler is survived by three wives, 28 children and many grandchildren.

According to Ibrahim-Gaya, the funeral prayer of the late emir will be conducted at 4 p.m. in the deceased’s palace.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gaya was among the four newly-created emirates by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje.

The others are Bichi, Rano and Karaye.

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