Alhaji (Dr) (Brig. Gen) Yahaya Abubakar rtd CFR is a traditional ruler who was born to the family of Late Alhaji Abubakar Saganuwa Nakordi Nupe/brother to the 11th Etsu Nupe Late Malam Musa Bello and his mother Late Hajiya Habiba Bantigi Ndayako daughter of the 9th Etsu Nupe and Sister to late Alhaji Umaru Mohsna Sanda Ndayako the 12th Etsu Nupe Nupe Kingdom
Etsu Yahaya Profile Infomation – Biography – Age, Date Of Birth – State Of Origin, Tribe, Religion
|His Royal Highness Etsu Yahya Abubakar|
|(Etsu Nupe means King of Nupe)|
|Coronation||20 August 2003|
|Predecessor||Umaru Sanda Ndayako|
|Full Name||Etsu Yahaya Abubakar|
|House||Usman Zaki house|
|Father||Alh. Abubakar Saganuwa Nakordi|
|Mother||Haj. Habiba Bantigi Ndayako|
|Occupation||Ex-Military, Traditional Ruler|
Etsu Yahaya Abubakar Background – (Etsu Nupe)
Etsu Yahaya was born on 12 September 1952 at Bida in Niger State and hails from one of the ruling houses of Bida Emirate (Usman Zaki). He attended Government College, Sokoto and later Commercial College, Kano (1967–1971), then enrolled in to the Nigerian Defence Acad
Before his appointment as the Etsu Nupe he was the Kusodu Nupe, last military posting was to the Defence Headquarters Abuja, where he was a director of foreign operations, before retiring as a Brigadier General in September 2003.
Etsu Yahaya Appointment
Yahaya Abubakar Kusodu Nupe was appointed the 13th Etsu Nupe on 11 September 2003, the ruler of all the Nupe speaking people in the world (Etsu Nupe: The King of Nupe) in succession to his late uncle Alhaji Umar Sanda Ndayako.
By virtue of this title he is the Chairman of the Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers.
The Emir chair the committee pushing for the creation of Edu State with headquarters at Bida out of the present Niger, kogi and Kwara states to form a homeland for the Nupe people.
Other promoters for the creation of Edu State are Etsu Lapai, Etsu Agaie, Etsu Lafiyagi, Etsu Tsaragi, Etsu Patigi, Etsu Tsonga, prominent Nupe elder statesmen across the nation and abroad.
Following a scandal when it was found that a Nupe man, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello Masaba, had married 86 wives, the Etsu Nupe set up a five-member committee of Islamic scholars to handle the issue.
In September 2008 it was reported that Masaba has agreed to divorce all but four of the wives.
Etsu Yahaya Abubakar Net Worth (Etsu Nupe)
Etsu Nupe Yahaya Abubakar has an estimated net worth of around $800,000 US Dollar.