February 28, (THEWILL) – Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, has approved the appointment of Alhaji Nuhu Ahmadu Wabi, one of the sons of the late monarch as the 10th Emir Of Jama’are.
His appointment followed the death of the former Emir, Muhammadu Wabi III, on Sunday, February 6, 2022.
In an announcement on Monday in Jama’are, the Governor said the appointment of Alhaji Nuhu Ahmadu Wabi followed “due and careful consideration of the names recommended by the Kingmakers of Jama’are Emirate Council.”
Bala Mohammed, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Barr Ibrahim Kashim called on the new Emir to discharge his duties in the best interest of his people without preference among them.
The Governor said that the new Emir has the best role model in his late father, asking him to copy the exemplary leadership style and qualities he lived by, just as he congratulated Alhaji Nuhu Ahmed Wabi on his appointment.
Nuhu Ahmadu Wabi, who was until elevation the Yarima (Crowned Prince) of Jama’are, is the eldest son of the late monarch, who reigned for more than 50 years to become the longest-serving traditional ruler in Northern Nigeria.
The late monarch, who was installed as emir in 1970 after the death of his father Muhammadu Wabi II, was 92 years.