By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
Kwara State Governor, AdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the Emir of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari on his 24th coronation anniversary.
He prayed that God should grant him longer reign on the throne. He also commended the Emir for his leadership and roles in ensuring peace in the Ilorin Emirate and Kwara State as a whole.
AbdulRazaq stated this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Rafiu Ajakaye a copy made available to WESTERN POST on Sunday.
According to the statement, “On behalf of the people and Government of Kwara State, I felicitate with Mai Martaba Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari on the 24th anniversary of his coronation as the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman of the Kwara State Traditional Council.
“I commend His Eminence for his commendable leadership of our traditional institution and his roles in ensuring enduring peace and harmony in the Ilorin Emirate and Kwara State in general. Our administration will continue to partner with this great institution to sustain this atmosphere of peace while also extending to it the necessary support to act out its role as the custodians of our people’s culture and traditions.
“I pray the Almighty Allah to grant Your Eminence longer reign in good health so that together we can see a greater Kwara where nobody is left behind as our administration opens a new chapter in the history of the state.”
Sulu-Gambari, a former Appeal Court Justice, officially came to the throne as the 11th Emir of Ilorin on November 11th, 1995 when he was turbaned.