Bello appoints Mohammed Barau as new emir of Kontagora


Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has appointed Alhaji Mohammed Barau Kontagora as the 7th Emir of Kontagora.

Mr Emmanuel Umar, the state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, announced this during a press conference at the Government House in Minna on Wednesday.

The New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the appointment followed the demise of 84-year-old Sa’idu Namaska. in September.

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