Alhaji Ahmed Sulaiman, the Emir of Misau, has turbaned Alhaji Iliyasu Aliyu as District Head of Akuyam for the second time.
While performing the turbaning ceremony, the Emir called on the District Head to justify the confidence reposed in him and uphold the norms and values of the traditional institution.
Alhaji Ahmed expressed gratitude to Governor of Bauchi state, San. Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad for re-approving Akuyam District as an additional district to Misau Emirate which according to him is an honor to the emirate.
Alhaji Ahmed Sulaiman Mni said as custodians of the traditional institution, there is a need for the district head to strive hard in bringing development to his people as well as maintaining an open-door policy for the people to get closer to the government.
The Emir enjoined the district head to mobilize his people to continue supporting government policies and actions, saying leadership is a trust given to people and they will be accountable on the day of judgment.
He said this is not the first time the district head was bestowed with the title, recalling that he was the district head before the abolishment of some district heads in the state, cautioned him to be steadfast in ensuring peaceful coexistence amongst his people just as he called on him to have listening ears to his people’s complaints and channel them to the appropriate authorities.
Alhaji Ilyasu, a retired Correctional Service Officer, was turbaned for the second time as the District Head of Akuyam in a ceremony attended by other District Heads of the emirate, prominent personalities within and outside the emirate with lots of traditional drumming among others.