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Osinbajo describes Kano Durbar as symbol of Nigeria’s diverse, beautiful cultures

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Osinbajo describes Kano Durbar as symbol of Nigeria’s diverse, beautiful cultures

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the Kano Durbar celebration as a symbol of Nigeria’s various and wonderful cultures, as well as a show from a city of firsts.

According to a statement by Osinbajo’s spokesperson, Laolu Akande, in Abuja on Wednesday, the Vice President joined the Royal Durbar organized by the Kano Emirate Council to mark the 2022 Eid-el-Fitr celebrations in the historic city,

The Vice President, who was the event’s Special Guest, chatted with reporters at the conclusion of the Durbar before paying a courtesy call to Kano’s Emir, Ado Bayero.

Osinbajo commended the organisers and participants at the Durbar (Hawan Daushe).

In his words, “The Durbar is an incredible spectacle, so much colour, so much pomp and pageantry, it is very typical of Kano.

“Kano, the city of Dabo, the city of the groundnut pyramid is, indeed, a city of firsts.”

At the palace of the Emir of Kano, Osinbajo prayed for the prosperity of the city and its inhabitants.

He thanked the Emir for his hospitality and warm welcome.

“This is to wish you (Emir) well, and wish the people well, and pray that your reign will continue to be peaceful and prosperous.

“I also thank the Governor and pray for peace and security in the state,” he said.

Earlier in his remarks, Bayero acknowledged the contributions of the vice president to the development of the country and prayed God grants him success in all his future aspirations.

The traditional ruler thanked the vice president for attending the event, noting that his presence has improved the status of the event.

“I acknowledge the contributions of the vice president to the development of the country at different times, even as Commissioner of Justice.

“I pray that whatever his future aspiration is, may Allah grant him success.

“The vice president’s visit will further improve the status of the Durbar, not only in Nigeria but also in Africa and the world.

“We look forward to receiving the vice president in the future here in Kano for the Durbar, and we hope to prepare a horse for him to ride on and participate in the Durbar,” he said.

Osinbajo describes Kano Durbar as symbol of Nigeria’s diverse, beautiful cultures

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