SANI, (Alhaji) Muhammadu

traditional ruler. Emir of Gumel, Born at Gumel 1912, the direct descendant of the famous Muhammadu Dan Tanoma, founder of Gumel Emirate; Education at.Kano Provincial School, 1922-24; Hadejia Elementary School, 1925-27;appointed Scribe of Hadejia Alkali Court, becoming Chief Scribe of Gumel in 1931; four years later was appointed Wakilin Doka (Chief of Native Authority Police) of Gumel, became District Head of Maigatari with the title of Ciroma, 1940; was installed Emir of Gumel, 1944; awarded Queen's Medal for African Chiefs, 1950; M.B.E., 1961 and O.O.N., 1964; member of many Boards in the former Northern Region; Address: Emir's Palace, Gumel, Kano State; Hobby, horse riding, farming, drama and sports enthusiast.
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