Former aviation minister Femi Fani-Kayode has been conferred with the traditional title of “Sadaukin Shinkafi” by Shinkafi Emirate Council in Zamfara.
Emir of Shinkafi Muhammad Makwashe announced this in a statement on Monday.
Makwashe said the title was conferred on the former minister following his support and contributions to the development of Shinkafi emirate.
The emir urged the former minister to continue with the support and cooperation with the emirate.
During a press briefing in Gusau, Fani-Kayode commended the emirate and promised to maintain good relationship with Zamfara and other northern states.
“I am highly impressed with this tittle given to me as one of the heroes of Shinkafi emirate.
“I commend the present administration led by Gov. Bello Matawalle for promoting peace and stability in the state,” he said.
The former minister said the PDP-led administration deserved commendation for initiating various policies and programmes for the development of the state.
“I came to Zamfara for bridge-building. I went round the state, I am impressed with the peace been restored and various infrastructural development,” Fani-Kayode said.