The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, has announced the appointment of Ahmad Garba Gunna as the new Emir of Kagara.
Gunna is the current Acting Chairman of the Niger State Revenue Board.
The appointment of the new Emir follows the death of the former Emir, Salihu Tanko Kagara, who died on March 1st, 2021 after a protracted illness in Minna.
Gunna’s new appointment was announced on Wednesday, through the Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mallam Abdulmalik Sarkin Daji.
Bello said the appointment of the new Emir was in accordance with section 3 subsection (1) of the Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) law, Chapter 19, the law of the Niger State.
He said, “having received the advice of the Niger State Council of Chiefs as required under section 7, of Cap 19, I hereby appoint you, Ahmad Garba Gunna as the 2nd Emir of Kagara”.