Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Sunday, appointed Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim-Gaya, the Chiroman Gaya, as the new emir of Gaya.
Ibrahim-Gaya succeeded his late father, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, who died on Sept. 22, at the age of 91, after a protracted illness.
“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 emir 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 News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gaya was among the four new emirates created by the administration of Gov Ganduje in 2019, alongside Bichi, Rano and Karaye. (NAN)