The Emir of Zuru, General(rtd) Dr. Muhammadu Sani Sami Gomo ll has approved the conferment of the traditional title of Sadaukin Zuru on the General Manager of Labana Rice Mills, Alh. Abdullahi Idris Zuru.
The conferment notice was contained in a letter of notification, signed by the Emir and made available to journalists.
In the letter, the Emir said the conferment of the prestigious title of Sadaukin Zuru on Abdullahi Zuru was based on the Emirate Council’s recognition of his extended valuable contributions to the promotion of peace, unity and development in Zuru Emirate over the years.
The Royal Father further stated that the first Sadaukin Zuru is expected to serve as an adviser to His Royal Highness on all matters affecting the Zuru Emirate.
Our correspondent gathered that shortly after the receipt of the appointment letter at the Chief Imam of Zuru’s family house, the Chief Imam of Zuru Central Mosque, Alhaji Suleiman Muhammad Tanko led a delegation to the Emir’s Palace and expressed gratitude to the Emir for considering a member of the family for the appointment.
In his brief remarks, the Emir disclosed that he had followed the remarkable track records of the new Sadauki in promoting peaceful coexistence, defending and protecting the interests of the Emirate.
He specifically noted his selfless roles when he served the former Executive Governor of Kebbi State, Alhj. Adamu Aliero to date.
The Emir further announced that the appointment of the Sadauki was the beginning of a total reorganisation of the Zuru Emirate traditional title holders council, aimed at bringing in individuals with credible track record of remarkable contributions and possess the capacity to selflessly promote the Emirate and influence provision of developmental projects and programmes to the Emirate.
Recall that Abdullahi Idris Zuru, also holds the traditional title of Danmasanin Rafin Zuru.
His is a seasoned journalist and former media adviser to former Kebbi State Governor and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory respectively.