By Najem Francis, Sokoto
The Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, Bashir Rabe Mani, has been conferred with the traditional title of Dan Masanin Mani, by the District Head of Mani, Mani Local Government in Katsina State, Alhaji Umar Isa Babani.
The conferment letter was personally signed by the District Head, who is also the Sarkin Gabas of Katsina.
The conferment of the title was contained in letter dated 7th December, 2017 and it was sequel to an earlier approval given by the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman.
The letter said that, the conferment of the title on Bashir Rabe Mani was in recognition of his invaluable contributions to Mani District, Journalism profession and Nigeria in general.
Aged 51, Bashir Rabe Mani is a 1991 Graduate of Mass Communications from Bayero University, Kano.
The new Dan Masanin Mani is also an Assistant Editor-In-Chief (Assistant Director), in the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) and was a former Editor in Katsina State Radio.
Bashir Rabe Mani is happily married with four children.
A date will soon be fixed for his coronation as the Dan Masanin Mani in 2018.