The Vice President represented President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan at the occasion.
The ceremony performed by the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdullmumini Kabir Usman, held on Saturday, at Kofar Soro Emir’s Palace, Katsina State.
The Emir stated that the conferment of the exalted title of Sarkin Fulanin Katsina on the Governor was in recognition of his laudable achievements and the people oriented programmes of his administration.
The Emir used the opportunity to call on all leaders to be faithful to the mandate given to them by the people.
While appealing for peacefully coexistence among the people, he stressed that without peace there would be no meaningful development.
The Emir further called on the people to always respect their leaders and pray for peace and tranquility in the country.
The event was graced by several dignitaries including governors, top government functionaries, legislators, royal fathers and hundreds of well wishers.
The tile of Sarkin Fulani is an exalted position in the Katsina Emirate Council. The title has its roots from the Sokoto Caliphate.