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Lafia Emirate removes late emir’s son as Ubangarin Lafia

The Ubangarin Lafia is the third in the hierarchy of the traditional title holders in the Emirate.

• November 19, 2022
Emir of Lafia's palace
Emir of Lafia’s palace used to illustrate the story

The Lafia Emirate Council in Nasarawa has stripped Musa-Isa Mustapha-Agwai of the traditional title of Ubangarin Lafia, with immediate effect.

The Ubangarin Lafia is the third in the hierarchy of the traditional title holders in the Emirate.

A statement issued in Lafia by Rayanu Isa, Secretary of the Emirate Council, said the decision was taken at a meeting of the council on Saturday.

Musa-Isa who is the son of the late Emir of Lafia, Mustapha-Agwai, has been replaced by Usman Isa-Baba as the new Ubangarin Lafia.

Mr Isa-Baba was until his elevation, the Dangaladiman Lafia

According to the council secretary, no reason was given for the sack, “but however, the removal was with immediate effect”.


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