Hawan Sallah: Emir of Katsina bars ‘Yan Chuchinawa from his entourage
The Katsina emirate head, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman has banned the popular ‘Yan Chuchinawa from partaking in all Hawan Sallah activities starting from this Sallah.
This is contained in a Statement signed by the Secretary of the Katsina Emirate Council and the Sallaman Katsina, Alhaji Bello Mamman Ifo and made available to newsmen in the state.
According to the Statement, the Emir resolved to took the measure because of series of complaints from the public regarding their uncivil attitude.
‘Yan Chuchinawa are a group of horse riders in the emir’s entourage who normally preceded the emir to clear the way for his smooth passage.
In the process of doing that, the ‘Yan Chuchinawa are usually accused of beating and harassing the public.