From David Goni, Gombe
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has approved the installation of staff of office for the Emir of Dukku, Alhaji Haruna Rasid.
Dankwambo made the presentation in Dukku during the coronation of the Emir which he said his administration was committed to upgrading the standard of traditional rulers in the state.
While giving instances to harmonize the quality standard of traditional rulers as first class Emirs and Chiefs, the governor implored them to take their civic responsibilities to ensure that their Emirates and Chiefdoms live in harmony with one another.
In his remarks, the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II appreciated the gesture offered to the Emir of Dukku, saying that Governor Dankwambo, who has traditional rulers at heart, would not hesitate to support their activities.
He thanked the governor for giving traditional rulers an enabling environment to execute their function, hailing the cordial relationship between the traditional rulers and the government.
In his acceptance speech, the Emir of Dukku, Alhaji Haruna Rasid, appreciated the gesture offered to him, promising that the staff of office that was given to him would add more value to his career.
He said he would do everything possible to ensure that his Emirate has a sense of belonging in the society, thanking CBN family for contributing immensely for the growth of his Emirate.