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Emirs Of Gwandu, Argungu Pay Sallah Homage On Sen. Wamakko

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Emirs Of Gwandu, Argungu Pay Sallah Homage On Sen. Wamakko

BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto

Two most respected traditional leaders from Kebbi State, the Emir of Gwandu,  Alhaji Muhammadu Ilyasu Bashar and that of Argungu, Alhaji Sama’ila Muhammadu Mera, have paid sallah homage
on APC leader in Sokoto state, Sen. Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko.

Hinting on their reason for the visit, the traditional leaders said it was to congratulate Wamakko over the successful completion of the Ramadan fast, 1444/2023, his reelection again as Senator for the third time as well as to congratulate Sokoto Governor-elect, Hon. Ahmed Aliyu Sokoto on his election victory.

Speaking, for the dou, Emir of Argungu, Samaila Mera informed Senator Wamakko that both Kebbi and Sokoto States has long standing mutual relationship as brothers.

Continuing, Mera added that  the two states shares also  many things in common, ranging from religion, tradition as well as customs amongst others.

This, therefore, according to Mera, forms part of the reasons why they came to Sokoto state to rejoice with Senator Wamakko over the completion of the Ramadan fast and to also felicitate with the Governor-elect, Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto.

The Emir prayed Allah, the Almighty to continue to grant more prosperity to both states, as well as divine protection.

Joyfully responding to the visit, Senator Wamakko, while welcoming the guests expressed delight and surprise at  the powerful  delegation.

Wamakko further confirmed that, the visit is no doubt a confirmation of the long standing  mutual and cordial  relationship between the two states. 

The highly respected Senator Wamakko whose Sokoto personal residence is like a mini Mecca for visitors of different walks and shades also appreciated the traditional leaders and their entire Emirate councils for the visit in behalf of the Sokoto Governor-elect, adding that, they should continue to pray for them to discharge their duties in a manner that will please God ad humanity.

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The delegation of Kebbi tradional leaders was led to Senator Wamakko’s residence by the  Galadiman Garin Sokoto, Alhaji Aliyu Attahiru Galadanci Sokoto.

A statement signed by Senator Wamakko’s Social Adviser on Media and Publicity, Bashar Abubakar named those on ground to witness the visit to include, the Sokoto State Governor-elect, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto, former Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Tanzania, Amb. Sahabi Isah Gada, the DG of NTI, Prof Musa Garba Maitafsir and some members of both National and State Houses of Assembly, amongst others. 

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