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  • Updated: November 12, 2023

Kebbi: Gov. Idris bags Garkuwan Zuru traditional title, prepares for turbanning

Kebbi:  Gov. Idris  bags Garkuwan Zuru traditional title, pr

The Governor of Kebbi State, Nasir Idris, has bagged the traditional title of Garkuwan Zuru in the Zuru Local Government Area of the state.

Allnews learnt would be ready for turbanning soon.

But the  traditional title was conferred on the governor by the Emir of Zuru, Sami Gomo II, Major General Muhammadu Sani Sami (Rtd).

The governor's spokesperson, Alhaji Ahmed Idris disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. 

According to Idris, the development was conveyed in a letter to the governor by the Emir.

Part of the letter reads, "His Royal Highness, Maj.-Gen. (Dr) Muhammadu Sani Sami CON, mni, FICEN, Sami Gomo II, Emir of Zuru, Chairman, Zuru Emirate Council, has approved to confer on you the Traditional Tittle of GARKUWAN ZURU with effect from 1st October, 2023.

"The conferment of the tittle is based on the Emirate Council's recognition of your extended valuable support and contributions to the promotion of peace, unity and development in Zuru Emirate.

"The terms on which this tittle is conferred is as follows: 

"The use of this tittle is personal to you and may not be transfered to another person.

"Please note that you may consider to arrange for your turbanning between 1st Nov. 2023 and 30th Jan. 2024. 

"In the alternative, we suggest you be turbanned in April 2024 during Annual Uhala Festival in Zuru, Kebbi State".

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