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Emir Of Kagara, Alhaji Salihu Tanko Is Dead

Posted by Amarachi on Tue 02nd Mar, 2021 -

Former Kaduna Senator, Shehu Sani took to Twitter to confirm the demise of the prestigious monarch.


Emir of Kagara, Alhaji Salihu Tanko

Alhaji Salihu Tanko, the Emir of Karaga, Niger state, has lost his life.

Former Kaduna Senator, @ShehuSani confirmed the demise of the Emir via twitter on Tuesday.

He said, “I received the sad news of the death of the Emir of Kagara, Niger State, Alhaji Salihu Tanko. May Allah grant him Aljanna firdausi. Amin. Inna lillahi wainna Illayhir rajiun.”

Shehu Sani

Salihu Tanko was appointed as the 16th Chief of Tegina in 1971.

On Jan 1, 1982, he was appointed as the second Chief of Kagara with a second-Class status to succeed Alh Ahmadu Attahiru who held the position until his death in November, 1981.

On 1st Nov. 1991, Alh Salihu Tanko was promoted to the rank of a First-Class Emir by the military Governor of Niger State Col. Lawan Gwadabe.

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