NAN reports that he died on Thursday evening in Kano after a protracted illness, according to a family member, Hajiya Amina Abdullahi.
According to Amina, Alhaji Gaya would be buried 10 a.m Friday at the Palace.
Aged 107, the deceased left behind many children, grand children and great grand children.
Among them is Dr Binta Sulaiman of Mass Communications Department of Bayero University Kano.
Alhaji Gaya was a member of the Northern Region’s legislature and once served as the parliamentary secretary in the regional ministry of Lands and Survey during the First Republic.
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