Gombe State Govt appoints Sanusi Maiyamba as new Mai Tangle

The Gombe has appointed Malam Danladi Sanusi-Maiyamba as the 16th Mai Tangle the Tangale chiefdom.

This is contained in a statement by Mr Ismaila Uba-Misilli, -General, Press Affairs, Gombe on in Gombe.


Uba-Misilli said the appointment followed the approval Gov. Yahaya based on the recommendation the kingmakers the Tangale Chiefdom.

He said that the letter appointment was conveyed to the new Mai Tangle by the ’s Commissioner for Local and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Ibrahim Jalo in Poshiya, Billiri.


According to him, the appointment of Maiyamba was based on his personal qualities and leadership .

“In exercise of the powers vested on him under the Gombe Chieftaincy Law, and based on the recommendation of the Kingmakers of Tangale Chiefdom, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya has approved the appointment of Malam Danladi Sanusi Maiyamba as the new Mai Tangle,’’ he said.


According to him, the presentation of Staff of Office will be done in due course.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the 15th Mai Tangle, Dr Abu Buba-Maisheru died on Jan. 10, after a brief illness at the age of 72.(NAN)