Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo and the Talban Daura, Yusuf Buhari flanked by other dignitaries at the ceremony.
Yusuf Buhari, the son of President Muhamamdu Buhari has been turbaned as Talban Daura and appointed District Head of Kwasarawa in Sandamu Local Government Area of the Daura Emirate, Katsina State.
The ceremony which was held at the palace of the Emir of Daura was attended by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State, the Senator representing Katsina South, Bello Mandiya, and the Emir of Bichi Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero among other dignitaries.
Kwasarawa district was created newly out of two other districts in Sandamu Local Government Area.
The Emir of Daura also turbaned four ward heads that will serve the district under the supervision of Yusuf Buhari.
While addressing hundreds of well-wishers that gathered at the palace to witness the occasion, the Emir explained that he appointed Yusuf Buhari as District Head in appreciation of his father’s contributions to the development of the Daura emirate.
He said in the last six years, the Muhammadu Buhari administration has executed dozens of projects in the emirate that include the establishment of a University of Transportation, an Air Force Reference Hospital, a Multipurpose Dam, and several roads and ecological projects.
He said the emirate felt obliged to reciprocate these and other kind gestures of the President by bringing Yusuf Buhari into the fold of the emirate council.
He urged the new Talban Daura and the ward heads under his district to make valuable contributions to the emirate by promoting the education and welfare of their people.
Reporting by Isma’il Adamu; editing by Muzha Kucha