FINAL TRADITIONAL RITES (PANKYA) OF HRM. DR. SHEKARAU ANGYU MASA-IBI
By: Kuni .G. Isaac
The Wukari Traditional Council announces the final traditional rite (Pankya) of His Majesty, Dr Shekarau Angyu Masa-Ibi CON, The Aku Uka slated for 14th January, 2022.
The rite PANKYA is the transition of the foremost Traditional Ruler (AKU-UKA) to NANDO.
According to the statement signed by SA media to the Aku Uka prince Jolly Agbu Masa-Ibi said the Central Planning Committee for the Transition event of His Majesty Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa-Ibi to Nando has been concluded by the council of King Makers toward the traditional rite (Pankya).
The notice indicates that procession of Katon-Byenis will commence from Aku Uka Palace to Puje at 8:00am while sympathizers and mourners are to assemble at Wukari East Primary School. By 9:00am, procession of mourners and sympathizers will move from Wukari East Primary School to Puje. Kingmakers and Traditional title holder’s wives are expected to arrive Puje by 10:00am.
Arrival of other dignitaries at Puje is by 11:30am in preparation for the address by the Abon Ziken and observation of traditional rites at puje at about 12 noon.
Pankya to Nando is slated for 12:30. Adherence to time schedule, the committee says, will be paramount.