A Chinese trader named Mike Zhang has been turbanned as a traditional ruler in the city of Kano, Nigeria.
The event took place in Kano on Thursday. Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi at a traditional ceremony conferred on Mike Zhang, the title of Wakilin Yan China, meaning the leader of the Chinese residents, as his head was wrapped in a turban.
Mike Zhang chieftaincy is believed to serve as a medium to bridge the gap between the large Chinese community and indigenes of Kano.
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