Dangote, others bag traditional titles

The traditional ruler said that the honour done to the awardees was in recognition of their positive contributions to the development of the area.


Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, the paramount ruler of Umaisha, Nasarawa state, has conferred privileged traditional titles on five prominent Nigerians.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gen. T. Y. Danjuma was conferred with the title of Ohireku Opanda of Nasarawa, while Alhaji Aliko Dangote bagged the title of Dan Maliki Opanda.

Abdullahi, who is the Ohimegye Opanda of Nasarawa (a First Class Traditional Ruler), conferred the traditional titles on the recipients during his 20 years anniversary in Umaisha development area of Nasarawa state.

Other awardees included Gov. Tanko Al-Makura as Wambai Opanda, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa West) as Asayidu Opanda.

Similarly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, Speaker of the Nasarawa state House of Assembly was turbanned as the Wali Opanda.


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