I’ll accept whoever traditional council chooses as new Hama Bachama – Fintiri


Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has promised to install whoever the traditional council chooses to succeed late Hama Bachama, Homun Honest Irmiya Stephen, Kwire-Mana Kpafrato II who died in the early hours of Sunday at his palace in Numan at the age of 66.

The governor who made the pledge when he paid a condolence visit on Lamurde, the spiritual headquarters of Bachama people urged the council to select the best among those contending for the stool.

He charged the Kingmakers to ensure justice and fairness during the selection process of the new Hama Bachama.

The governor equally urged them to unite and bring a competent leader like the late monarch who will continue in the task of harnessing potentials of the area.

He assured the people that government is ready to accept whoever is chosen as the next king but advised that they should bring knowledgeable, honest, loving and committed person who has the people at heart.

The Governor described the royal father as a true statesman and lover of peace whose contributions to the development of Adamawa will always be remembered.

He prayed God to grant the soul of the monarch eternal rest and give his family the fortitude to bear the loss.

He described the late monarch as a visionary leader who served the people and advise the people of Bachama kingdom to emulate the legacies left by the royal father in maintaining peaceful coexistence in the area.

Responding, the District Head of Rugagun in Lamurde local government, Chief Andy Kyara thanked Governor Umaru Fintiri for the condolence visit and assured him a peaceful process in the selection of new Hama Bachama.

The Governor who was received by deputy governor Chief Crowther Seth during the visit was accompanied by Speaker Aminu Iya Abbas and Secretary to the State Government, Malam Bashir Ahmad among other senior government officials.

The late Hama Bachama, who was the 28 in to ascend the throne reigned for 8 years.


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