By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved the appointment of a new Emir of Lafiagi.
The new Emir is His Royal Highness, Alhaji Kawu Muhammed Kudu.
This was contained a in statement issued on Friday by the Press Secretary, Ministry of Local Government, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, Oba Azeez on behalf of the commissioner after the presentation of Letter of Appointment to the monarch in his office on Wednesday, 28th July, 2021.
“His Excellency, the Governor of Kwara State, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, in exercising the powers conferred on him by the Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition Law) has approved the appointment of a new Emir of Lafiagi, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Kawu Muhammed Kudu”
“The Commissioner, Arc. Aliyu Muhammad Saifuddeen, on behalf of His Excellency, the Governor of Kwara State, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq congratulates the new monarch on the well-deserved appointment.
“AbdulRazaq reminded the monarch that the presentation of the Letter of Appointment has uniquely positioned him to build bridge of harmony, understanding, tolerance and peaceful co-existence among His People,” the statement said.
He prayed that his reign will usher in peace, progress and development in his domain in particular and the state at large.
In his acceptance speech, the newly appointed Emir thanked Allah for making the day’s occasion a reality and assured that he would be fair and carry everybody along in the discharge of his responsibilities.
He thanked the governor for his neutrality at ensuring that the choice of the people from the community prevails in the choice of their royal father.
The monarch assured the state government that he would encourage peaceful coexistence which the community had been known for and as well participate in the laudable policies and programmes in ensuring good welfare of his people and the state at large.