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Daura Emirate Doesn’t Give Chieftaincy Titles for Money, Says Emir

The Emir of Daura in Katsina State, Dr Umar Farouq Umar, yesterday said that the emirate doesn’t confer chieftaincy titles on personalities inside and out of doors the nation due to their monetary standing or political positions however based mostly on deserves.

That is even because the monarch urged Nigerians to wish for President Muhammadu Buhari to realize peace, financial revitalisation, growth and progress of the nation.

The normal ruler defined that solely people with prerequisite {qualifications} and monitor information by way of humanitarian companies, no matter their non secular, tribal, political and race, got conventional titles by the emirate.

Talking whereas conferring the chieftaincy title of Dan Amanar Daura (the Trusted Son of Daura) on the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi within the historic metropolis of Daura, the emir stated he had no remorse conferring the chieftaincy title on the minister.

He stated: “I need to guarantee you that this Emirate is giving totally different conventional titles to each individuals within the North and southern elements of the nation, together with the white males and whoever deserves to be given the chieftaincy title.

“Nigerians mustn’t insinuate that the emirate is searching for cash or has no cash. I need to announce to all Nigerians and all people right here that this emirate doesn’t give chieftaincy titles due to cash or any place.

“I had by no means given chieftaincy titles due to cash, worry of any person or place. We give chieftaincy titles based mostly on benefit and to assist our lots who God will ask us hereafter,” the monarch defined.

“I name on Nigerians to proceed to help and pray for President Muhammadu Buhari as he governs our nation within the section of quite a few adjustments to realize peace, financial revitalisation, growth and progress of the nation,” he added.

He reiterated that the emirate conferred the normal title on Amaechi to reciprocate his type gestures in Daura and for initiating the institution of the College of Transportation, saying the varsity would increase the training and the financial system of northern states.

He added {that a} rail station with mandatory amenities would quickly be constructed in Daura for the good thing about merchants, significantly these related to import and export companies.

A number of the dignitaries on the occasion embody Minister for Sports activities and Social Improvement, Mr Sunday Dare; Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo; Governor of Katsina State, Hon. Aminu Bello Masari; former Chief of Military Workers, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Tukur Buratai (rtd); Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr Muhammadu Koko; Chairman of Bayelsa State Conventional Rulers’ Council, King Alfred Diette-Spiff, and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Ogunwusi, amongst others.

Additionally, contestants for the Nationwide Chairmanship of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and aspirants for numerous workplaces turned the palace floor and its environs right into a marketing campaign enviornment with publicity supplies and praise-singing supporters.
Alhaji Nasiru Haladu Danu was additionally turbaned as the brand new Tafida Babba Daura on the occasion. Supply: ThisDay

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