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Zamfara: Traditional Chiefs Resign Over Chieftancy Title Conferred On Fani-Kayode

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Five members of the Shinkafi emirates in has resigned their position over the title conferred on former Minister of Aviation, Femi .

Zamfara: Traditional Chiefs Resign Over Chieftancy Title Conferred On Fani-Kayode
: Traditional Chiefs Resign Over Chieftancy Title Conferred On Fani-Kayode

Fani-Kayode was confered the title of Sadaukin Shinkafi of the emirate by the Emir of Shinkafi, Alhaji Muhammad Isah Makwashe.

This has since led tpo outrage from people within and outside the state as Fani Kayode has criticised the Hausa/Fulani tribe across the years.

Those who resigned as members of the emirate council are Sardaunan Shinkafi, Alhaji Bilyaminu Shinkafi; Iyar Shinkafi, Hajiya Hadiza ; Uban Marayun Shinkafi, Dr Tijjani Salihu Shinkafi; Dan Majen Shinkafi, Alhaji Umar Bala Ajiya, and Sarkin Shanun Shinkafi, Dr Suleiman Shuaibu Shinkafi.

The Sarkin Sudan Shinkafi said the “Emir of Shinkafi had appointed their replacement and dismissed insinuations that the emir was compelled to appoint as Sardaunan Shinkafi by the powers that be.

“It is the decision of the emirate council to appoint whoever it wishes.

“Therefore the appointment of Fani-Kayode as Sadaukin Shinkafi has nothing to do with anyone. The emirate has since moved on,” he said.

He said Aliyu Jibril Guraguri was appointed as Sardaunan Shinkafi, Umar Abdullahi as Dan Majen Shinkafi, Bello Hassan Shinkafi as Uban Marayun Shinkafi, and Dr. Usman Muhammad as Sarkin Shanun Shinkafi. He added that the emir also made 15 new appointments with some members of the Shinkafi royal family given different titles as follows: Sulaiman Mani as Sallamar Shinkafi, Rabi’u Dahiru as Barayan Shinkafi, Bello Umar as Bunun Shinkafi, Dr. Jibril Hanu as Wakilin Lafiyar Shinkafi, and Dr. Hassan as Tudun Shinkafi.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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