Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has approved the appointment of Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa as the new Emir of Rano.
A statement by Abba Anwar, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary and in Kano on Tuesday, said the appointment had taken effect from May 5, 2020.
Inuwa, before his appointment, was the District Head of Kibiya.
He succeeds the deceased Emir, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila II, who passed away on Saturday after a brief illness.
Born in January 1964, the 56-year-old is the son of Sarkin Rano Inuwa.
The new Emir served in the Nigerian Immigration Service before he was appointed as the Kaigaman Rano and later District Head of Kibiya, a position he held until his elevation to position of emir.