The Emir of Gaya , Alhaji Ibrahim AbdulKadri is dead.

A traditional titleholder in Gaya Emirate, Ajiyan Gaya, Malam Shamsu Kademi confirmed the death of the late Emir to Journalists in Kano.

He said the Emir died in Gaya as a result of illness.

The time of the funeral prayer would communicated later.

Radio Nigeria reports that Gaya is among the new Emirates established by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

Abdullahi Jalaluddeen