Sunday, November 25, 2018 7:03 pm
Former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, was formally turbaned the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The position of Waziri makes the former Vice President next to the Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo, in hierarchy in the emirate.
The Lamido of Adamawa, said Atiku was honoured with the title of Waziri because of his immense contributions to the development of Nigeria, particularly Adamawa State, where his impact was felt in various sectors. President Muhammadu Buhari was represented by the FCT Minister, Alhaji Musa Bello at the occasion.
Others who witnessed the grand event include former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, former President Goodluck Jonathan, his vice Namadi Sambo as well as governors of Gombe, Taraba, Sokoto and Bayelsa states. See more pics from the occasion below
Photo Credit: Dogara, Saraki