Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has approved the appointment of Dr. Daniel Ismaila Shagah, OON as new Hama Bachama.
In a statement signed by Governor Fintiri's Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou said the appointment followed the demise of Honest Irmiya Stephen the 28th ruler of Bachama last month.
The statement read in parts:
"Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has approved the appointment of Dr. Daniel Ismaila Shagah as the new Hama Bachama following the demise of Honest Irmiya Stephen the 28th ruler of the Bachama kingdom who died last month.
"Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri while congratulating the new Hama Bachama commended the kingmakers for a peaceful process that informed the choice of Dr. Shagah.
"He said as a trained Narcotics Officer and technocrat he has no doubt in his capacity to lead his people right. He particularly praised the peaceful disposition of the new ruler adding that “I believe he will build on the legacies of late Honest Stephen who stood tall during his reign in peace building initiatives”.
"The Governor urged him to bring to bear on his community and the state his wealth of experience at a time that the state is passing through challenges of growth and development.
"Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri appeals to the kingdom to maintain the spirit of peace building and cultural norms of their forefathers".