The Emir of Kagara, Alhaji Salihu Tanko is dead. He passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 in Niger state.
The Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello has mourned the demise of the Emir describing his death as a great shock.
Bello in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje, in Minna on Tuesday, described the death of the emir as colossal loss to the state in general and the Kagara emirate.
“We have lost a first class emir, a member of the State Council of Traditional Rulers, an octogenarian and an elder statesman whose wise counsel has been of immense value to this administration and those before it in the state,” he said.