Singer Fati Nijar turbanned ‘queen of Hausa singers in Europe’

BBC Hausa - Fati Nijar and HRH Sirajo Jan Kado, Sarkin Hausawa of Europe
BBC Hausa - Fati Nijar and HRH Sirajo Jan Kado, Sarkin Hausawa of Europe

At a glamorous ceremony in Paris, on Saturday, the ‘Sarkin Hausawa’ of Europe, Sirajo Jan Kado, turbanned Kannywood female singer and actress as ‘the Queen of Hausa singers in Europe.’

The event which took place at the emir’s palace in Paris also saw the turbaning of eight others.

According to BBC Hausa, Sarki Kado has recognised these Nigerians residing in European countries and turbanned them as leaders of Hausas in their various countries.

Kannywood Fati Nijar was among the three ladies honored with a traditional title.

Fati is the new and first queen Hausa singers in Europe.

Also turbaned were the Jakadiyar Sarki, liason officer of the Sarki, and ‘Giwar Sarki’, the “closest and most loved wife of the Sarki”.

READ ALSO: KANNYWOOD: Sadau, Washa win big at Africa Films Award in London

Sarki Kado also turbanned the ‘Hakimin Landan’, the district head of London, Muhammadu Sanusi.

Other titles given included Falaki, Uban Doma, Shamakhi, Danbury, Dan-is and Marafa.

According to Sarki Kado, he established the Hausa style of rulership in Europe “to bring together the Hausas and also showcase the tradition to the rest of the world.”

According to the BBC, Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi had visited the palace in Paris before the event and congratulated Sarki Kado for taking the (Hausa) tradition off the shores of Nigeria.

Meanwhile, colleagues and friends have congratulated Fati Nijar.

“Fati has triumphed in music in Nigeria and Africa. She gradually has become a celebrity to reckon with in both music and acting. This is well-deserved recognition,” one of the many congratulatory messages read.

Advertisement

PT Mag Campaign AD

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


TEXT AD: To advertise here . Call Willie +2347088095401...



NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.