Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar was on Sunday, turbaned as the 7th Waziri of Adamawa state.
The event which was well attended by the political big weights of Nigeria held at the Lamido Fombina Palace, Yola – And was done by His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Muhammadu Aliyu Barkindo Mustapha, the Lamido of Adamawa.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was pleased to have at the event former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Senator Ben Bruce, and many more.
President Muhmmadu Buhari was represented by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Alhaji Muhammed Bello, who wishes the Waziri well in his turbaning.
Speaking at the ceremony, Obasanjo expressed his confidence in his former vice, saying he was certain Atiku wouldn’t disappoint.
“No matter the issues today, I know you will not disappoint. When we were in Abuja dealing with national and international issues, you did not take lightly the cultural heritage of your people. “I am sure you will bring honour to this position and I want to thank you, Waziri for doing all of us proud.”