The Emir of Ningi Dr Yunusa Muhammadu Dan yaya, has held a special prayer session for clicking fourth six years on the throne.
During the event at his palace Ningi, the Bauchi State governor Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad congratulated the emir for being the longest serving emir of the emirate, pointing out that the emir is known for excellent values of integrity, honesty and justice.
Represented by the Secretary to the State Government Barr Muhammad Ibrahim Kashim, praised the emir for being supportive in the fight against insecurity and criminality in Ningi.
The governor prayed that the emir would live to celebrate fifty years on the throne and beyond.
He noted that the current administration is working hand in hand with traditional rulers considering their roles in fostering unity, peace and development at the grassroot level.
Barr Kashim assured the state government’s readiness to ensure a quality and speedy completion of the ongoing Ningi emir’s palace reconstruction project.
In his remarks the emir of Ningi Dr Yunusa Muhammadu Dan yaya, thanked the governor for sending a delegate to grace the prayer session.
Danyaya said 46 years on the throne was a blessing from God to him and urged the people of the emirate not to relent on their daily prayers for the peace to reign in the local government council.
He commended the administration of Bala Abdulkadir Muhammad, for considering Ningi local government in the execution of developmental projects that will directly impact on the lives of the citizenry.
Dr Dan Yaya also appreciated the governor for reviving the lost glory of traditional institutions through the improvement of their welfare as well as renovations of palaces.
It could be recalled that Dr Muhammadu Dan yaya was turbaned as the emir of Ningi emirate on 27 January, 1978 and held his silver jubilee ceremony on Saturday 10 February, 2018.