Acting chairman of the Niger Revenue Board, Alhaji Ahmad Garba Gunna (Dan Majen Kagara) has emerged as the new Emir of Kagara.
The 46- year- old Gunna won after defeating five other contestants in an electoral college conducted by 14 kingmakers of the Kagara Emirate. This happened after the former Emir of Kagara, Alhaji Salihu Tanko Kagara died on March 1st, 2021 after a protracted illness in Minna.
Niger Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello announced the appointment of the new Emir through Commissioner for Local Government, Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mallam Abdulmalik Sarkin Daji on Wednesday.
The Governor said the appointment of the new Emir was following section 3 subsection (1) of the Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) Law and Chapter 19 of the law of Niger state.