The Emir of Lafia and Chairman Nasarawa State traditional council of chiefs, Alhaji Isa Mustapha Agwai I, is dead.
The Emir died on Thursday, at the age of 84.
The “Ajiyan-Lafia”, Alhaji Sule Abubakar, confirmed the death to newsmen on Thursday in Lafia.
Abubakar said the Emir died on Thursday in Abuja at a Turkish Teaching hospital following a protracted illness.
The late Emir, who is survived by three wives and two children, was coronated on May 28, 1974 and recently marked his 44th anniversary on the throne.