Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has appointed the Acting Chairman of the Niger State Revenue Board, Alhaji Ahmad Garba Gunna as the new Emir of Kagara.
Recall that the former Emir of Kagara, Alhaji Salihu Tanko Kagara died on March 1 in Minna, the state capital.
The Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mallam Abdulmalik Sarkin Daji announced the new Emir on Wednesday.
According to the governor, the appointment was in line with section 3 subsection (1) of the Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) law, Chapter 19, law of the Niger State.
The governor also noted that his decision was based on the advice of the Niger State Council of Chiefs as required under section 7, of Cap 19.
According to him, “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”.