At the moment, former vp Atiku Abubakar turns 72 and he is additionally being turbaned as Waziri of Adamawa State.
The turbaning ceremony is presently being held at the Lamido Fombina Palace, Yola by his Royal Royal Majesty, Alhaji Muhammadu Aliyu Barkindo Mustapha, the Lamido of Adamawa.
Talking at the event, the Lamido of Adamawa, stated Atiku was honoured with the title of Waziri as a result of of his immense contributions to the growth of Nigeria, significantly Adamawa State, the place his influence was felt in numerous sectors. Atiku has additionally contributed vastly to unifying the individuals of Adamawa and offering helpful advise to the emirate. The place of Waziri, which is the highest in the council places him in cost of administration of the emirate and is given to people who find themselves educated, trustworthy and God fearing. It’s not hereditary and may go to anybody who deserves it.”
The colorful turbaning ceremony was graced by dignitaries from inside and out of doors the nation together with, former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara, former President Goodluck Jonathan, his vice Namadi Sambo as nicely as governors of Gombe, Taraba, Sokoto and Bayelsa states.