Abuja - The Keffi Emirate Council in Nasarawa
State has selected Dr Shehu Usman Yamusa II as the new Emir.
He succeeds his late father, Alhaji Muhammadu Chindo Yamusa II, who passed away in the
early hours of Friday.
State Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura announced the
He said based on the power some sections vested on him,
he gave a seven-day notice and appointed a presiding officer to supervise the
selection of the new emir.
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The new Emir, of the Abdu-Zanga Royal family, got five votes against Alhaji Usman
Galadima, the Galadiman Keffi who scored two votes in an election participated
by the seven kingmakers of the emirate, Al-Makura said.
He was born in 1966 and has served the Nasarawa State
government and the Nigeria Universities Commission (NUC) in various capacities.
The state governor congratulated the new emir and
enjoined him to bring in his wealth of experience in the development of Keffi,
the state and the entire country.
- CAJ News