Alhaji Faruk Umar honored Rotimi Amaechi, because the Dan Amanar Daura (Trusted son of Daura) at his palace for Amaechi’s “dedication to the development of his emirate and Nigeria.”
The emir acknowledged:
“I turbaned Amaechi not because the minister gave me money, but to repay the minister’s kindness to the emirate”
The emir revealed the knowledge whereas bestowing Amaechi, Dan Amanar Daura, in his Daura residence in Katsina State.
The Emir acknowledged:
“We are Muslims and our faith permits us to respect those that respect us. If I turban anybody, it’s not as a result of he gave us cash or we wish one thing from that particular person, we turban folks irrespective of their faith or tribe.
“You are living witnesses that we have turbaned a lot of people in this country and even beyond. You know that we don’t do what we do for monetary gain.”
He additional stated:
“I would like to remind you that the good things the minister brought to this emirate are countless, but we’ve seen the University of Transport Technology that he has cited here, we’ve seen the railway that has been cited here to the Niger Republic. Because of that rail line, we will have a station here where our people’s business will progress.”