August 21, (THEWILL) – Kano State’s Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has presented a staff of office to Nasiru Ado-Bayero as the second Emir of Bichi.
Bichi was one the newly created emirates by Ganduje’s administration, in addition to the existing Kano Emirate Council.
THEWILL reports that the coronation of the new Emir, Nasiru Ado-Bayero, marks the second day of massive celebrations after Friday witnessed the colourful marriage of his daughter, Zahra to Yusuf, the son of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Speaking after presenting the staff of office to the Emir, Ganduje said the state government appreciated the contributions being rendered by traditional institutions in promoting peace and stability in the state.
He said the contributions made by traditional institutions made the administration to create the additional emirates, with a view to extending development to grassroots areas.
He urged the Emir and other Emirs in the state to continue to assist the government in providing security for lives and property.
Governor Ganduje urged the Emir to remain a father to all his subjects without discrimination.
In his acceptance speech, the new Emir, promised to be just and fair to all people in the Emirate.
He urged the people of the Emirate to intensify efforts in enrolling their children into the basic education system and called on government and other development partners, to continue to contribute their quota in addressing desertification.
“I am calling on people to plant trees, enrol their children in schools and report suspicious persons to the traditional institutions and relevant security agencies for prompt action,” he said.
The event was attended by ministers, state governors, traditional rulers and members of national and state assemblies.