The Emir of Gaya in Kano State Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir is dead.
Abdulkadir, a first-class monarch, died of ill-health in his palace on Wednesday morning, a palace source said.
Reports confirms that the Kano State government delegation is on the way to the late emir’s palace.
In a Facebook post, the presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, confirmed the death.
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He posted, “As announced by Abubakar Aminu Ibrahim, the SSA on New Media to the Governor of Kano State, our Amir, the Emir of Gaya Emirate, Alhaji (Dr.) Ibrahim Abdulkadir is dead, ‘Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un’!
“The Emir was a great leader, he was born in 1930, 91 years ago, and had been on the throne for more than 30 years.
“May Allah (SWT) accept his good deeds, grant him Jannah Al-Firdaus, and grant his family and the entire Gaya Emirate the fortitude to bear this great loss. Ameen!”
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