Senate President, Bukola Saraki who was recently conferred with the Baba Adinni title by the Ansarul Islam Society of Nigeria, was on Saturday given the traditional title of Dan-Iya Kaura-Namoda in Zamfara state.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Senate President was in the state to witness the wedding of six daughters of Senator Tijjani Kaura at the emir of Kaura-Namoda’s palace.
The emir of Kaura-Namoda, Alhaji Muhammad Asha who described the senate president as one of the best things that had happened to the nation, also explained that the title was deserving to its holder.
He said, “by this title, you have become one of the citizens of this emirate and a title holder of this palace. ”
He then urged him to continue to be a good ambassador of the emirate by providing good and exemplary leadership at the senate that would be beneficial to all Nigerians.
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki thanked the emir for bestowing the honour on him and gave an assurance that he would live up to the expectations of the emirate.
Saraki also pledged to discharge all the responsibilities of the title to the best of his ability.
Both the wedding and the conferment ceremonies were witnessed by Zamfara state governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, two former governors of the state, Sen. Ahmed Sani and Alhaji Mamuda Shinkafi, former governor of old Sokoto state, Malam Yahaya Abdulkarim as well as many national and state assembly members.
Former Senate President David Mark also holds the title of Zarumai of Kaura-Namoda which was given to him when he was senate president by the same emir.