Death has occurred of the Emir of Kaura Namoda Emirate in Zamfara State, Alhaji Muhammad Asha.
Aged 71, the deceased died of a protected illness at Yariman Bakura Specialists Hospital, Gusau.
He is survived by three wives, eleven children and grand children.
Late Muhammad Asha was the second fist class Emir of Kaura Namoda (first class) and he is the Sixteenth Monarch of the Emirate.
He was appointed as the Emir of Kaura Namoda on the 24th March, 2004.
Until his appointment, he was an accountant, Auditor and Director Finance at Kaura Namoda, Gusau, Bukkuyum local government councils respectively and a Village head Nasarawar Mai-layi in the year 1975.
He became senior District Head (Chief) of Kaura Namoda in the year 2000, a position He held until his appointment as the second Emir of Kaura Namoda.