Musa Haro appointed as district head of Buhari’s ancestral village 

Musa Haro appointed as district head of Buhari’s ancestral village 

The Emir of Daura, Katsina State, Alhaji Umar Faruk, on Saturday appointed Alhaji Musa Haro as the district head of the newly created Dumurkol district.

Recall that Dumurkol, which is the ancestral village of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was upgraded to a district last week by the state House of Assembly.

This was confirmed in a letter issued to addressed to Haro by the Daura Emirate Council on July 30, 2021.

The emir disclosed that Haro's official title would be Dan Madamin Daura.

The letter read in part, "I am directed by his Royal Highness, Alhaji Umar Faruk Umar, CON, Emir of Daura, to inform you that your appointment as the district head of newly created Dumurkol District has been approved with effect from August 1, 2021.

"This is sequel to the Katsina State Government's letter, ref. no. S/SGKT/77/S.3/T.21, dated July 30, 2021, in response to our letter of recommendation for your appointment, ref. no. EC/DRA/GEN/1/Vol.11/T, dated 28, July, 2021."

The letter further stated that 13 communities in the area would be under the new district.

The communities are Dumurkol, Jirdede, Kokutuko, Bula, Kalgon Dangwara, Yikka, Mammani, Raba, Gagir, Jassai, Yan Itakum, Tilla and Sukuf.

A spokesman for the emirate council, Mallam Usman Ibrahim, confirmed the development to The PUNCH on Sunday.

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