Grandeur, majesty, myth were the flavours of the Grand Durbar in Argungu
Durbar 2009 involved about 500 horses, 120 camels, 1760 men and women dressed in traditional indigenous attires with resplendent colours and adornments that accentuated the rich culture of Argungu.
A war scene delivered by horsemen racing exuberantly across the open field, shouting “hee-hah” as they rode on top speed.
The Emir of Argungu, Samaila Mera, led a special group of horsemen in a rich and beautiful display.
Kings and Guards, Comedians and Commanders, Immams and Priests took part side by side.
Songs and dances were part of tha procession.
Indigenous practices such as goldsmithing, farming, fishing, hunting, traditional religion and dancing were put on show. People carried the tools of their various occupations and displayed how they ply their trade.
One of the three hyenas was so violent, that the hunters cut a goat head and stuck in its mouth.