The Emir of Daura, HRH Faruk Umar Faruk, yesterday in Daura, Katsina prayed for the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi to attain a higher position in his political pursuit.
The Emir prayed for the politician while conferring him with the title of ‘Dan Amanar Daura’, meaning the trusted son of Daura.
The occasion was attended by eminent people from various parts of the country and those supporting the minister’s presidential ambition in the upcoming 2023 election flooded the town with banners.
The Emir said: “We are gathered here to reciprocate the kind gesture done to us by the Hon Minister of Transportation, Chibuke Rotimi Amaechi, for his whole hearted love and support for us.
“Therefore, it is binding on the Daura traditional emirate to acknowledge the kind gesture. My prayer is for God to give you a higher office.
“We don’t give title because you have money. We give you considering your sacrifices and impact on people’s lives, and impact on community and the nation at large.”
Those who graced the occasion were Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, Ooni of Ife,Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Alhaji Muhammadu Nuhu Sanusi (Emir of Dutse), Erin Edet Ekong (Chairman of Cross Rivers State Traditional Rulers Council), Abdullahi Lamido Sunusi (Magajin Garin Kano), Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba (Minister of State for Education), Minister of State for Health (Olorunnimbe Mamora).
Okechukwu Enelamah (Minister of State for Trade and Investment), Alhaji Yusuf Tukur Buratai, Mallam Isa Yuguda (former Bauchi Governor), Alhaji Musa Haro (District Head Dumurkol), Alhaji Yusuf Buhari (District Head of Kwasarawa), Alhaji Bashir Jamo (DG NIMASA) and Alhaji Muhammadu Koko, among others.