Emir of Katsina appoints his uncle as the new Majidadin Katsina, District Head of Tsagero (Read)
The Emir of Katsina HRH Alhaji Dr. Abdulmumini Kabir Usman has appointed Alhaji Garba Usman Nagogo as new district head of Tsagero.
FitilaOnline learnt that Alhaji Abdullahi Ali Usman Nagogo is also appointed as Magaji Madinka in the Tsagero District.
Alhaji Garba Usman is the Emir’s uncle, while Alhaji Abdullahi Ali Usman is a cousin, and nephew to the new district head.
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In a related development, The Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir, has denied the alleged abduction and forceful marriage of 17-year-old Habiba Isyaku.
Kabir made the denial during a meeting with the Katsina branch of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday in Katsina.
Kabir, represented by one of the king makers, Alhaji Nuhu Abdulkadir, the ‘Kauran-Katsina’, said that it was the Commissioner of Police who sent matter to the palace for resolution.
He said that the girl embraced Islam of her own volition.
According to him, the father of the girl, Isyaku Tanko, had petitioned the police that one Jamilu had abducted his daughter, converted her to Islam and married her without their consent.
The Emir said that during investigation, the palace discovered that Habiba embraced Islam of her own volition.
He said that the girl had indicated her interest in marrying Jamilu, who is from the area with her and that the Emirate Council married her to her heartthrob, who paid N50,000 as her dowry.