President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, President Alpha Conde of Guinea and Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq

Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq, on Sunday conferred the traditional title of 'Talban-Daura' on the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde.

Farouq said the title was conferred on President Conde in recognition of the love he has for President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigeria.

“Today is a historic day in the history of the emirate, Katsina State and the country at large.

“President Conde left all his schedules in his country to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir with his counterpart, President Buhari in Daura.

“This is a great honour to us. We also decided to reciprocate the honour by giving you a traditional title.

“I confer on you the title of Talban-Daura for accompanying our son, President Buhari to observe Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the ancient city of Daura.

“Talban-Daura is a title given to a great person like President Conde, we indeed thank you for the visit,” Farouq said.

In his remarks, President Buhari, who was represented by the state governor, Aminu Masari, thanked the emir for honouring President Conde.

“I thank the Emir and the Emirate Council for the title,” Buhari said.

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