Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, has approved the appointment of Malam Danladi Sanusi Maiyamba as the new Mai Tangale.
The Commissioner, Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo who conveyed the approval said the Governor exercises the powers vested in him under the Gombe state Chieftaincy Law, 2020 and based on the recommendation of the Kingmakers of the Tangale Chiefdom.
The approval letter presented to the new Mai Tangale in Poshiya, Billiri, said the appointment of Malam Danladi Maiyamba was informed by his personal qualities and suitability.
The presentation ceremony was witnessed by the Chairperson of Billiri Local Government Council, 9 Kingmakers of the Billiri Chiefdom, members of the traditional council and other functionaries.
A statement by the Director General Press Affairs, Usmaila Uba Misilli said the presentation of Staff of Office will be done in due course.
Billiri town was recently engulfed by violence over alleged delay of the government to pronounce the new Mai-Tangale which led to loss of lives and properties.