The Esu Chikun in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, HRH, Dr. Danjuma Barde, is dead
Rural Post gathered the traditional ruler, popularly known as sir Gbagyi died at the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna on Wednesday morning.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai who confirmed in a statement described the late Etsu Chikun as a traditional leader who promoted peace and embraced the diversity that development and modernity had brought to his chiefdom.
Governor El-Rufai stated this in a condolence message to the Chikun Traditional Council and his family.
A statement issued by Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye quoted the governor as saying that Dr. Barde was ‘’ a peacemaker who did not flinch from the challenges of modernity but who fully embraced the possibilities of diversity.’’