Kingdoms of Nigeria


Emir of Lapai

Emir of Lapai
August 18
23:09 2018
Title: Emir of Lapai
Full Name: Umaru Bago Tafida
Coronation: 10-08-2002
Palace: na
State: Niger
Profile: As a member of the Niger State Councils of Chiefs, in March 2003 he endorsed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the upcoming elections. Other members of the council endorsing the PDP included the Etsu Nupe (Sanda Ndayawo), Emir of Suleja (Awwal Ibrahim), Etsu Agaie, Emir of Minna and Emir of Kagare. In January 2009 he was among leaders supporting Edo State governor Adams Oshiomhole in calling for a probe into corruption in the 1999-2007 administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo.

In July 2009 he was part of a delegation led by the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar and including the Etsu Agaie, Muhammadu Kudu Abubakar that called on the House of Assembly to consider formation of a new Edu State as a base for the Nupe people.

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