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.