Bauchi Monarch Celebrates 46 Years as Ningi Emir, Holds Prayer Session 

The emir of Ningi in Bauchi State Dr Yunusa Muhammadu Dan Yaya, has held a special prayer session for clicking 46 on the throne. 

During the event at his palace on Saturday in Ningi, the Bauchi State governor Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad congratulated the emir for being the longest-serving emir of the emirate, pointing out that the emir is known for his excellent values of integrity, honesty and justice.

Represented by the Secretary to the State Government Barrister Muhammad Ibrahim  Kashim,  praised the emir for being supportive in the fight against insecurity and criminality in Ningi.

“All the successes recorded in the war against banditry and kidnapping are achieved with your kind gesture and assisting the government and securities operatives with necessary needs”. Kashim stated.

The governor prayed that the emir would live to celebrate 50 years on the throne and beyond.

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He noted that the current administration is working hand in hand with traditional rulers considering that they are the grassroot leaders dealing with citizens at the grassroot level. 

Kashim assured the state government’s readiness to ensure a quality and speedy completion of the ongoing Ningi emir’s palace reconstruction project. 

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In his remarks the emir of Ningi Dr Yunusa Muhammadu Dan yaya, thanked the governor for sending the delegate to grace the prayer session of his 46 years on the throne.

Danyaya said 46 years on the throne was a blessing from God to him and urged the people of the emirate not to relent on their daily prayers for the peaceful coexistence.

He commended the administration of Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad, for considering Ningi local government in the execution of developmental projects that will directly impact positively on the lives of the citizenry.

Dr Dan Yaya also appreciated the governor for reviving the lost glory of traditional institutions through the improvement of their welfare as well as renovations of palaces.

“This gesture will remain historic as we have never witnessed any governor who gave special consideration to the traditional rulers like governor Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad since the inception of Bauchi state. He increased our running costs, renovations and constructions of emirs and District heads palaces among others”.He said.

WikkiTimes recalled that Dr Muhammadu Dan Yaya was turbaned as the emir of Ningi emirate on 27 January 1978 and held his silver jubilee ceremony on Saturday 10 February 2018.


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