The Emir of Katsina, Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, on Saturday turbaned seven new district heads in an elaborate ceremony attended by prominent personalities.
Those turbaned include Sarkin Musawan Katsina, Alh Sagir Abdullahi Inde; Sarkin Yakin Katsina, Alh Bello Mamman Iffo; Matawallen Katsina, Retired Colonel Abdulaziz Musa Yaradua and Deputy Commandant General Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Aminu Abdullah turbanned as Barayan Katsina
Others include Member House of Representatives representing Mani and Bindawa, Aminu Ashiru Mani, turbaned as Dokajin Katsina; Haruna Dalhatu as Sarkin Zango; Deputy Commissioner of Police, Suleiman Isah Ketare, who was turbaned as Garkuwan Dokan Katsina while Aminu Umar Sheme was turbaned as Wazirin Zangunan Katsina.
The ceremony which took place at the premises of the emir’s palace attracted a large gathering of personalities from across the country.
Among those who graced the occasion were Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari and his Bauchi counterpart, Senator Bala Muhammad, Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, as well as the Speaker House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
Shortly after he performed the turbaning, the Emir reminded the newly crowned tittle holders, that their appointments were based on their individual commitment in serving the humanity.
“The Emir then urged them to prepare more in that direction as more responsibilities come with their new positions.
Alh Abdulmumini Kabir used the occasion in calling for attitudinal change and prayers for Allah’s mercy in curtailing the current security and other social challenges in the society.