19 northern states to celebrate kaduna centenary with a durbar

Kaduna State. PHOTO: Juju Films

The 19 northern state governments have pledged to participate in a grand durbar centenary celebration marking the existence of Kaduna State.

Chairman of the Organising Committee of the Kaduna Centenary, Malam Balarabe Abbas Lawal, on Wednesday, said that December 2017 is Kaduna centenary month, pointing out that the governments of the 19 northern states, together with Emirs and Chiefs have indicated to participate in a grand durbar and gala event.

Addressing journalists yesterday in Kaduna on the events to mark the centenary of Kaduna as a city, Lawal, who is also the Secretary to the Kaduna State government, said, “Kaduna is pushing to reclaim its possibilities, and to live up to its promise as a place where the blessings of diversity manifest in colourful harmony, prosperity and development.”

According to him, the current government has passed into law the Master plan of the Kaduna city to promote its future development as a decent place to live and do business.



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