By; KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya was during the weekend conferred with and turbaned as the Dolokin Deba, meaning the lover of Deba by the Emir of Deba, Alhaji Ahmed Usman.
According to a statement made available by his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), Ismaila Uba Misilli ceremony took place at the Emir’s palace in Deba, shortly after the wedding fatiha of Engineer Idris Mahdi’s daughter witnessed by the Governor.
The Emir said the conferment of the title of Dolokin Deba was in recognition of the Governor’s developmental strides as well as his love for Deba Emirate and the people of the area.
Speaker of Gombe state House of Assembly, Hon. Abubakar Sadiq Kurba, members of the state House of Assembly, Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, Commissioners, Special Advisers and other top Government functionaries witnessed the brief but remarkable event.