Zamfara: Matawalle appoints Nigerian Army Major as new Emir of Kaura

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has approved the appointment of Sanusi Mohammed as the new Emir of Kaura Namoda.

This was contained in a statement on Wednesday by Zailani Bappa, his Special Adviser on Media.

Mohammed succeeds the late Emir, Alhaji Mohamned Ahmed Asha who passed away a few days ago.

The state government disclosed that coronavirus caused the death.

Until his appointment, 40-year-old Mohammed was a serving Major in the Nigerian Army.

His selection as new monarch followed a recommendation from the Kaura Namoda Traditional Council as enshrined in the selection procedure.

“While praying, once again for the repose of the deceased Emir, Governor Matawalle wishes the new Emir a successful reign”, the statement added.

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