Nigerian Senate president Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki was on Saturday conferred with a traditional tittle as DAN-IYA of KAURA NAMODA by the Emir of Kaura-Namoda of Zamfara State, Alhaji Muhammed Asha (MFR).
Dr. Saraki who is also a title holder across many ethinics in the country was in the State to witness the wedding of six daughters of Sen Tijjani Kaura which took place at the Emir of Kaura-Namoda’s palace.
The Emir, Alhaji Muhammad Asha, said the honour is in recognition of Saraki’s sterling qualities and contributions to the development of the nation
He said, “by this title, you have become one of the citizens of this Emirate and a title holder of this palace. ”
He urged him to be a good ambassador of the Emirate by providing good and exemplary leadership at the senate.
In his response, Saraki, who thanked the Emir for seeing him worthy of the title, said he would live up to the expectations of the Emirate.
Saraki also pledged to discharge all the attributes of the title to the best of his ability.
The ceremonies were witnessed by the State governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, two former governors of the state, Sen. Ahmed Sani and Alhaji Mamuda Shinkafi, former governor of old Sokoto state, Mallam Yahaya Abdulkarim as well as many members of the national and state assemblies.