Journalist Enstooled as Russia Nmemnete Zango Chief

The Muslim leadership and kingmakers of Russia Nmemnete a suburb of Accra on Friday, October 8, 2021 installed a media practitioner, Imran Hashiru Dikeni as the Zango Chief of Russia Nmemnete. Sarki Imran Hashiru Dikeni is the host of an Islamic program, As-Sauwah on Accra-based ATV. He is also a co-host of a morning show on Marhaba FM also in Accra.

The coronation of the new Zango Chief had in attendance prominent Zango Chiefs across the region, political party functionaries, traditional leaders as well as well-wishers. The colourful occasion was held at the Mooley Mosque in Russia Nmemnete and it was the first of its kind within the community.

In his remarks, the newly enstooled Chief, Alhaji Imran Hashiru Dikeni indicated that his main priority is to unite his people for development as well as promote peace amongst the Muslims and other tribes. Education is essential in nation-building and Zango communities will ultimately contribute their quota in national development. The kingmakers have already outlined major challenges confronting the community and the appropriate stakeholders will be engaged to address the situation. Sarki Imran Hashiru Dikeni urged the youth to desist from any form of criminal activities and focus on both personal and national development and abstain from drug abuse.

On their part, the Muslim leadership and kingmakers of Russia Nmemnete called on the newly enstooled Chief and his cabinet members to work tirelessly and ensure development to the area. They further advised Chief Hashiru Dikeni and his cabinet to respect each other’s views and opinions and work for the interest of their people and not for their parochial interest.

The cabinet members turbined include Mahmood Sulayman; Galadima, Habeebu Halidu; Waziri, Rahman Sanda; Sarkin Samari, Amidu Sulayman; Sarkin Yaki, Jummai Banse; Magajiya, Humu Shuaib; Jakadia, Yahya Ali; Salama, Khaiza Iddris; Jakada and Nasiru Abubakar; Sarkin Fada.

Source: Faisal Mustapha