Tinubu, Emir of Kano in Ibadan as Ganduje, wife bag chieftaincy titles | Dailytrust

Tinubu, Emir of Kano in Ibadan as Ganduje, wife bag chieftaincy titles

 From left: Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; wife of Kano State Governor, Hafsatu Umar-Ganduje and Gov Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano at the installation of Ganduje and his wife as Aare Fiwajoye and Yeye Fiwajoye of Ibadanland by Olubadan of Ibadanland Oba Lekan Balogun in Ibadan yesterday         Photo: NAN
From left: Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; wife of Kano State Governor, Hafsatu Umar-Ganduje and Gov Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano at the installation of Ganduje and his wife as Aare Fiwajoye and Yeye Fiwajoye of Ibadanland by Olubadan of Ibadanland Oba Lekan Balogun in Ibadan yesterday Photo: NAN

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Saturday urged Nigerians to continuously promote national integration towards engendering a united Nigeria. 

Governor Ganduje and his wife, Prof. Hafsat Ganduje, were installed as Aare Fiwajoye of Ibadanland and Yeye Aare Fiwajoye of Ibadanland respectively by the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun.

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The event which was attended by the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, National Assembly members and hosts of others. 

Speaking at the event, governor Ganduje said that Nigerians needed to collectively encourage and promote national integration towards achieving national unity. 

He recalled the age-long friendship between Kano and Ibadan, saying the two old cities would sustain the friendship and extend to other parts of the country. 

“We are grateful to the Olubadan, Olubadan-in-Council and Ibadan people for honouring us with this prestigious titles. This gives us motivation and encouragement to do more in promoting unity”, he said.

On his part, the presidential candidate of the APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said that giving out such chieftaincy title to a non-indigene was a rare privilege.

Earlier, Oba Balogun, said that Ganduje and his wife were detribalised Nigerians, adding the honour was well deserved.

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