Emir Dies at 91 after 30 Years Rule

Emir of Gaya, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, has been declared dead after his successful rule for thirty years since he emerged as the leader of his subjects in Kano State.

The announcement of his death was made on Wednesday, 22, in the state and came across the message through a Facebook post with few details on the incident.

A Presidential Aide, Bashir Ahmad, who confirmed the death of the renowned leader in the Facebook post, wrote parts of the content in what seems to be an Arabic expression.

The comment read as follows, “As announced by Abubakar Aminu Ibrahim, the SSA on New Media to the Governor of Kano State, our Amir of Gaya Emirate, Alhaji (Dr.) Ibrahim Abdulkadir is dead, ‘Inna lillahi wa inna ilaihi raji’un’!” He noted in Arabic.

Emir Abdulkadir, a Great Leader- Official

Meanwhile, on the other part, the SSA further revealed that the Emir of Gaya, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, was a great leader and was born in 1930.

He noted that Abdulkadir died at the age of Ninety-one 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!” he prayed.

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