Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) of Zamfara state , has approved the appointment of Alhaji Sanusi Mohammed as the new Emir of Kauran Namoda.
The appointment is contained in a statement signed by the governor special adviser on media, publicity and enlightenment Zailani Baffa issued to newsmen in Gusau.
The statement said the approval follows recommendation from the Kauran Namoda Traditional Council as enshrined in the selection procedure.
According to the statement, Alhaji Sanusi Mohammed succeeds the late Emir, Alhaji Mohamned Ahmed Asha who passed away following a brief illness.
Until his appointment today, the 40 year old Alhaji Sanusi Mohammed was a serving Major in the Nigerian Army.
While praying, once again for the repose of the deceased Emir, Governor Matawalle wishes the new Emir a successful reign.