Emir of Kagara is dead

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Emir of Kagara in Niger State, HRH Alhaji Salihu Tanko, is dead.

 

He died at the age of 102 after a brief illness on Tuesday.

 

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

 

On January 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, Alhaji 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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