Alhaji Salihu Tanko, the Emir of Karaga, Niger state, is dead. His death was announced in a tweet by former Senator, ShehuSani. “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”, his tweet read. Tanko became 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. He succeeded Alh Ahmadu Attahiru. In 1991, military Governor of Niger State Col. Lawan Gwadabe promoted him to the rank of a First-Class Emir.
BREAKING: Emir of Kagara, Alhaji Salihu Tanko dies
written by Ayomide Arowobusoye