Zaria holds Sal­lah dur­bar

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Isa Sa’idu, Zaria

Fol­low­ing the im­prove­ment of se­cu­rity sit­u­a­tion in the North and the an­cient city of Zaria, the Zaz­zau Emi­rate Coun­cil has concluded ar­range­ment to stage the tra­di­tional Sal­lah dur­bars.

Con­firm­ing this to Daily Trust yes­ter­day, the Chief Pro­to­col Of­fi­cer of the Emir of Zaz­zau, Al­haji Abubakar Ladan Chi­ro­man Shan­tali, said the Sal­lah dur­bars were ex­pected to at­tract Nige­ri­ans from all walks of life and for­eign­ers.

Be­gin­ning from to­day or to­mor­row, de­pend­ing on when the Is­lamic lu­nar month s sighted, the Emir of Zaz­zau, Al­haji Shehu Idris, and his coun­sel­lors would ride on horse backs from the Eid prayer ground to the palace where the emir’s dis­trict heads would pay their homage.

This is called Hawan Sal­lah.

The next day after Eid, the emir would again ride on horse­back to GRA, Zaria where he would pay homage to the Kaduna state gov­er­nor at the Zaria Gov­ern­ment House, and this is known as Hawan Bariki. A day after is Hawan Daushe, which usu­ally rounds off the cel­e­bra­tions

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