Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, Emir of Gaya, one of the five emirates in Kano state is dead.

His death was confirmed by the Ajiyan Gaya, Malam Shamsu Isa Kademi. He said the late Emir of Gaya died in his Gaya palace at the age of 91.

Abdulkadir, who has been on the throne since his appointment as Sarkin Gaya district head of Gaya in 1990, was among those elevated to the rank of first class Emir by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in 2019.

He also held several traditional positions such as district head of Kunchi, district head of Minjibir among others.