Ganduje appoints new emir of Gaya –SSG

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Sunday, appointed Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim-Gaya, the Chiroman Gaya, as the new of Gaya.

Ibrahim-Gaya succeeded his father, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, who died on Sept. 22, at the age of 91, after a protracted illness.

The to the State Government, Alhaji Alhaji, announced the appointment on behalf of the governor.

“Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, by the power conferred on him by the Kano Emirate Law 2020, as amended, has approved the appointment of Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim-Gaya as the new of Gaya.

“The appointment followed the recommendation of the Gaya Emirate kingmakers who presented three candidates to the Governor. The governor chose Aliyu Ibrahim-Gaya, as the new Emir,” he said.

The kingmakers included, Alhaji Alhaji, as the of the kingmakers, Alhaji Wada Aliyu, AIG Alhaji Bashir Albasu (rtd), and Alhaji Jafar Usman, as members.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gaya was among the four new emirates created by the of Gov Ganduje in 2019, alongside Bichi, Rano and Karaye. (NAN)