Emir of Gaya, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, on Wednesday, passed away in Kano after battling a sickness.
The Senior Special Assistant to Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State Governor on Social Media announced this via his known Facebook page.
Abdulkadir, believed to be around 90 years old, was the district head of Kunchi and Minjibir. He had been on the throne since his appointment in 1990.
In May, 2019, the late monarch was elevated to the rank of Emir, along with three other traditional rulers.