El-Rufai appoints new Emir of Kauru | Dailytrust

El-Rufai appoints new Emir of Kauru

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State

Kaduna State governor, Nasir  El-Rufai, has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ya’u Shehu Usman, former Sarkin Fadan Kauru, as the new Emir of Kauru about two months after the death of the former Emir, Alhaji Ja’afaru Abubakar.

A statement issued by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, Saturday, said that Alhaji Ya’u who is from the Wadai ruling house, succeeds the late emir who passed on in January 2021.

The statement added that until his appointment as Emir of Kauru, Alhaji Ya’u was the chairman of the Kaduna State Fiscal Responsibility Commission.

According to Adekeye, the new emir was born on 15th May, 1955, in Kauru, and joined the Kaduna State civil service in 1977 before he retired in 2012 as Director, Ministry of Finance Incorporated (MoFI), a special division in the Office of the Accountant General, Kaduna State.’