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JUST IN: Niger Governor appoints state official as new Emir of Kagara


The acting chairman of the Niger state revenue board, Alhaji Ahmad Garba Gunna, on Wednesday, April 7, emerged as the new Emir of Kagara.

Gunna’s new traditional position was announced by the State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, through the commissioner for local government, community development, and chieftaincy affairs, Mallam Abdulmalik Sarkin Daji.

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According to Governor Bello, Gunna’s appointment was in keeping with section three subsection (1) of the chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) law, Chapter 19, the law of the Niger state.

A part of the governor’s statement to confirm this read:

“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.”


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