July 25, 2021

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Serving Army Major appointed Emir of Kaura-Namoda

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has on Wednesday approved the appointment of Major Sanusi Muhammad as the new Emir of Kaura-Namoda.

By Abubakar Ahmed

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Major Sanusi Muhammad as the new Emir of Kaura-Namoda.

A statement by Zailani Bappa, media aide to the governor, said that the appointment followed a recommendation by the area’s traditional council.

It said that the 40-year-old new Monarch, who would succeed his father, Alhaji Muhammad Asha, who died last week, is a serving Major in the Nigerian Army.

Asha had served as Emir for 15 years and died after s brief illness. He was aged 71.

The statement quoted the governor as congratulating  the new appointee and wishing him success in his new task. (NAN)

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