By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Dr. Ali Ahmad has felicitated with His Royal Highness (HRH), Maimartaba Sarki Ilorin, Alhaji (Dr.) Ibrahim SuluGambari as he clocks 22 years on the throne of his forefathers today.
The Speaker, in a congratulatory message issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Shuaib Abdulkadir described the traditional ruler’s reign as a blessing to the entire Emirate and Kwara State at large.
According to him, “undoubtedly, your reign as the Emir of Ilorin Emirate and Chairman, State Council of Chiefs has witnessed tremendous growth and development, not only within the Emirate but in the nooks and crannies of Kwara State.
“The experience garnered while in the active service as a judge of repute and on the throne of your forefathers over the years has placed your Highness as one the most dependable traditional rulers in the state and Nigeria at large.
“Above all, the existing peace and harmonious relationship among various ethnic groups residing in the Emirate and Kwara State has continue to wax stronger.
“Therefore, we can only pray Allah (SWT) to continue to sustain you, guide and guard you aright and further provide you the required health and wisdom to enable you further pilot the affairs of the Ilorin emirate and state”.
Ahmad, however, urged the subjects not to be deterred in providing the needed support and cooperation to the monarch to enable him further discharge his royal duties effectively.