T.Y. Danjuma, Dangote Bag Traditional Titles

The paramount ruler of Umaisha, Nasarawa State, Usman Abdullahi, has conferred privileged traditional titles on five prominent Nigerians.

Nigeria’s former defence minister, Theophilus Danjuma, a retired general, was conferred with the title of Ohireku Opanda of Nasarawa, while Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, bagged the title of Dan Maliki Opanda.

Mr. 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 Governor Tanko Al-Makura as Wambai Opanda, and Abdullahi Adamu (the Senator representing APC-Nasarawa West) as Asayidu Opanda.

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

The traditional ruler said he decided to honour the awardees in recognition of their positive contributions to the development of the area.

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