The emir of Zazzau and chairman, Kaduna State Council of Chiefs, Alhaji (Dr.) SheuIdris, has conferred the traditional title of “Wakilin Maganin Zazzau” of the Zazzau Emirate Council on Pharm. (Dr.) Ahmed Tijani Mora, the immediate past registrar/CEO of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN).
The turbaning ceremony of the traditional title was held at the Emirs Palace on 27th of September, 2013, after the Jumat prayer.
In a letter addressed to Dr. Mora from the office of the Principal Private Secretary to the Emir, Alhaji Sheu Garba (Dokajen Zazzau), informing him of the conferment by the Emirate Council, it was stated that the gesture was in recognition of the good role he has played in bringing development to the health and education sectors, not only in Zazzau Emirate but the nation, as a whole.
It would be recalled that Dr. Mora was among Leadership Newspapers’Top Northern Professionals published recently. He is the current pioneering dean of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kaduna State University (KASU) and, prior to his tenure at PCN, was a formerdirector of pharmaceutical services in the Ministry of Health, Kaduna State, and a former managing director and CEO of Kaduna State-owned Zaria Pharmaceutical Company Limited, manufacturers of Zarinject disposable syringes and needles.