Death has laid its icy hands on Alhaji Salihu Tanko, the Emir of Kagara.

He died on Tuesday, 2nd March, 2021 at the Kagara Headquarters of Rafi LGA.

Governor Abubakar Bello expressed sadness over his demise while describing his demise as a great loss to the state in general and the Kagara Emirate in particular.

The statement reads;

We have lost a First Class Emir, a member of the State Council of Traditional Rulers, an Octagenerian and an Elder Statesman whose wise counsel has been of immense value to this administration and those before it in the state


Alhaji Tanko who was born on 5th April, 1930 at Tegina left behind wives, children and grandchildren.