It is no longer news that former Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and incumbent Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has been conferred with a traditional chieftancy title in Kebbi State, Northern region of Nigeria.
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The emir of Argungu, Samaila Mera, on Sunday conferred the traditional title of Kakakin Kebbi on the outspoken politician.
Lai Mohammed, who hails from Kwara State is one of the most respected and revered politicians in Nigeria.
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Aside Lai Mohammed, some Yoruba Politicians have also been conferred with chieftancy titles in the Northern region of Nigeria due to their courage and strength.
Let us take a look at two other Yoruba politicians that have also been conferred with chieftancy titles in the Northern region of Nigeria.
1. Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu :
Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the National leader of the All Progressive Congress. The astute politician is one of the most respected and revered politicians in the country.
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The two-term Governor of Lagos State is the Jagaban Borgu in Niger State. He was conferred with the title of 'Jagaban Borgu' by the late Emir of Borgu, Hrh Alhaji Haliru Dantoro Kitoro III in 2006.
Tinubu's wife, Senator Oluremi Tinubu was also conferred with the title of 'Yun Bana Jagaban' of Borgu.
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2. Chief Femi Fani-Kayode :
Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, who recently defected to the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) is the "Sadaukin Shinkafi”.
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The Chieftancy title was conferred on the outspoken politician by Shinkafi Emirate Council in Zamfara headed by the Emir of Shinkafi, Alhaji Muhammad Makwashe.
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