Osinbajo attends ‘Hawan Daushe’ Sallah Durbar in Kano | Dailytrust

Osinbajo attends ‘Hawan Daushe’ Sallah Durbar in Kano

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the Hawan Daushe Sallah tradition in Kano as a fantastic spectacle, full of colour, fun and pageantry. 

Osinbajo said this shortly after attending the historical and traditional ‘Daushe’ Durbar in Kano yesterday evening. 

The vice president, who was visibly excited with the experience, joined in the old Kano adage saying, “Kanon Dabo, Mai Dala da Goron Dutse”, adding with ‘this is exciting and I am very happy to be here.’ 

Hawan Daushe being practiced on the second day of Sallah is considered the most impressive, most colourful and most interesting part of the Durbar celebrations. 

It is popularly referred to as “The Royal Exhibition of Garments and Regalia,” with thousands of horse riders parade to portray the emirate’s rich traditions. 

The origin of Hawan Daushe dates back to some 215 years. One of the emir’s favorite servants called “Daushe” could not participate in the Eid Durbar due to illness. He, therefore, requested to have an extra ride with the emir the next day. Since then, the tradition to hold this event has been maintained to honour the late Daushe. The occasion was also used for the emir to pay homage to his mother.  

The program started around 4pm when the emir left his palace in a colourful procession enroute to Kofar Arewa, Daneji, Mandawari, Galadanchi, Diso, Chiranchi, Gudindi, and Tudun Wazirchi, then back to the palace.  

The emir received homage from all traditional title holders including district heads, village heads and ward heads. The Durbar normally ends at 6.30pm when the emir would retire to his residence through Kofar Kudu. 

The grand event was graced by people from states in Nigeria and many from other countries of the world including the diplomatic circle.

Dear Reader,
Every day, we work hard to provide readers such as you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information. Quality journalism costs money. Today, we're asking that you support us to do more. Your support means that Daily Trust can keep offering journalism to everyone in the world. Sign up for as little as N1,000 to become a member. Learn more about our membership here

Bank transfers can be made to:
Zenith Bank
1017257739
Media Trust Ltd


Please send details of your bank transfer to the email or Whatsapp number below so that we can contact you.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

Inquiries:
Email: membership@dailytrust.com
Whatsapp: +234 806 990 3410