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  • Updated: 3 weeks ago

Emir Of Gaya Dies At Age 91

The Emir of Gaya in Kano State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdukkadir, aged 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. Gaya was among the four newly-created emirates by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Other emirates include Bichi, Rano, and Karaye. 

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