Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa, on Saturday, presented the staff of office to the new Emir of Dutse, Hamim Muhammad-Sunusi II.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Muhammad-Sunusi, 44, ascended the throne sequel to the passage of his father, Nuhu Muhammad-Sunusi, on Jan. 31.
Badaru, who spoke at the investiture, said that government appreciated the contributions rendered by the late emir and traditional leaders in promoting peace and stability in the state.
He enjoined the new emir and traditional institutions to continue to support the government towards ensuring security of lives and property in the state.
In his acceptance speech, Muhammad-Sunusi promised to build on the legacy of the late emir, especially in the area of security and Zakkat (Alms) administration.