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DANKOGI FELICITATE WITH EBIRAS, ALL KOGITES ON EID-EL-KABIR FESTIVAL

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DANKOGI FELICITATE WITH EBIRAS, ALL KOGITES ON EID-EL-KABIR FESTIVAL

 

By: Joshua Adinoyi

A 2023 Senate hopeful from the Central Senatorial District of Kogi State, Alh. Ismaila Haruna Dankogi, has felicitated with the people of Ebiraland and the entire people of Kogi State on the celebration of this year’s Eid-el-kabir festival celebrated across the world by Muslim faithfuls.

In a chat with Newsmen, Alhaji Dankogi said the season calls for sobber reflection on the readiness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his only son to Almighty Allah.

He noted that Allah have been faithful to his promises to mankind despite man’s unfaithfulness, stressing that the celebration also creates room for Muslims to appreciate Allah for all His blessings.

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“I congratulate the good people of Ebiraland, Kogites and the entire Muslim Ummah on the celebration of Eid-el-kabir – a feast of sacrifice to Allah”

He prayed Allah to continue to provide for everyone to enable them meet their needs as the day goes by.

Alh. Dankogi prayed Allah to sustain the peace currently experienced in Kogi State, while also praying Allah to continually keep the people together in sound health, peace of mind and all round growth.

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Friends, Well Wishers, Celebrates With “Papa Israel” on his 29th Birthday

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Friends, Well Wishers, Celebrates With “Papa Israel” on his 29th Birthday

 

 

 

By: Joshua Adinoyi

It was a surprise bash at the residence of Mr. Israel Adepoju, popularly called “Papa Israel” as friends, associates and other well wishers gathered to celebrate with him on the occasion of his 29th Birthday in Lokoja, Kogi State Capital.

The Combo of Roti Sax and another Talking Drummer, added glamour to the event as they both led those present into worship and praise session as part of activities to mark the day.

Papa Israel, a seasoned Drama Minister in Kogi State, was caught in an euphoria as he was not expecting such surprise package from the people who abandoned their places of work just to be part of the birthday celebration.

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Giving testimony about the impart of Papa Israel is a bosom friend of his, Mr. Ogaji Peter Franklin.

Mr. Franklin narrated that his friendship with Papa Israel started from their National Diploma (ND) days at the Federal Polytechnic Idah, in Kogi State, explaining that the God’s servant is endowed with wisdom.

He noted that Papa Israel has not just been serving as a friend, but also as a tutor, guidian and a councilor who has devoted his time and energy to ensure he get things right in script writing.

Mr. Franklin who is also the Founder of Mount Olive Drama Ministry, prayed to continue to strengthen Papa Israel and grant him more grace to do His work as he continues to sojourn on earth.

On his part, a guitarist, Michael Adaji, described the celebrant as one who is down to earth, praying God to grant him the enablement to enable him sustain such humble nature.

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Crowning the testimony session was the brain behind surprise birthday package, Miss Ameh Dorathy, who appreciated God for adding another year to the life of Papa Israel and for making him a source of inspiration and impartation to the lives of others.

‘Mama Dora’, as she is fondly called, testified that her meeting with Papa Israel has brought lots of good tidings to her life, describing the celebrant as “a Space Filler”

Mama Dora while speaking on a lighter note boasted that she was able to shock Papa Israel as he had no clue of the preparation until the deed day.

She appreciated all and sundry who contributed towards making the day worthwhile, and prayed God to continue to bless everyone.

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The celebrant, Israel Adepoju – Papa Israel, who could not hold back his joy, sang worship songs to appreciate God for the gift of life and also the gift of people.

Papa Israel, who is Drama Coordinator, Kogi State Chapter of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria PFN, and Visioneer, God is Great Evangelical Drama/Film Outreach, commended the efforts of all who despite their busy schedules, made it to the event, describing such as a show of love and service to God.

He prayed God to crown everyone’s efforts with success, while promising to make more impart as God enables him.

The birthday celebration which was attended by friends, associates and well wishers featured prayers, cutting of cake, dance and presentation of gifts to the celebrant.

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Dan-Isan of Koton-Karfe Kingdom Felicitate with Gov. Bello on EID-EL-KABIR, Describes him as a Rallying Point of Unity

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Dan-Isan of Koton-Karfe Kingdom Felicitate with Gov. Bello on EID-EL-KABIR, Describes him as a Rallying Point of Unity

 

 

By: Joshua Adinoyi

The Dan-Isan of Koton-Karfe Kingdom, Chief Suleiman Abdulhammed, has felicitated with Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello on the celebration of this year’s Eid-el-kabir festival.

Engineer Abdulhameed, who is a former Board Member Kogi State Hajj Commission and the immediate past Senior Special Assistant to Governor Bello, in his felicitation message said the Eid-el-kabir, which is a feast of sacrifice was worth celebrating in the State following the peace being enjoyed in the Confluence State.

Alhaji Danjuma Gegu as he is popularly called, who is the Kwarbai of Abaji Kingdom, noted that Kogi State despite being bordered by ten other States including the FCT, have been a condusive haven for businesses to thrive as citizens also go about their lawful activities daily, commending Governor Bello for his efforts in that regards.

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The Ongyehu Orgbane of Gegu Beki Kingdom, pointed out that Governor Bello’s developmental strides in the areas of infrastructure, road construction, education sector, health, rural electrification, amongst others too numerous to mention was unprecedented.

The Marafah of Igbogo Kingdom stressed that there’ve been unity among the various tribes, while people of different faith works as one following the Governor’s efforts at preaching and practical diaplay of the spirit of oneness in the State.

The business mugul and rare Philanthropist, prayed Allah to continually help the Governor achieve his dream of a greater Kogi State, grant him more wisdom to pilot the affairs of the State and as well, see him through in his political career as the 2023 Presidential race draws close.

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Engineer Danjuma Gegu, while commenting on the numerous calls on the Governor to contest for the Presidential Seat in the next political dispensation in the Country, said such clarion calls were coming at no better time than now that the Country was in dare need of a practical and committed young leader.

The Marafah of Igbogo Kingdom expressed optimism that the Kogi State Governor has the leadership quality to make things right in the Country if given the opportunity to serve as the President of Nigeria, calling on the Governor to consider the various calls from all quarters and join the Presidential race, adding that youths all over the nation are ready to canvass support to ensure his success come 2023.

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2021 Eid-el-kabir: “Share Allah’s Love To All Mankind” – Chief Danjuma Gegu

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2021 Eid-el-kabir: “Share Allah’s Love To All Mankind” – Chief Danjuma Gegu

 

By: Joshua Adinoyi

As Muslims the world over marks this year’s Eid-el-kabir, they have been called upon to share with others whatever Allah has blessed them with.

The immediate past Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Yahaya Bello on Political Matters, Chief Suleiman Abdulhammed who is popularly called Danjuma Gegu, made the call in his Eid-el-kabir felicitation message in Lokoja.

Chief Danjuma Gegu, who is the Kwarbai of Abaji Kingdom FCT Abuja, said the call became necessary in view of the hardship facing the Country which was orchestrated by the Covid-19 pandemic, banditry attacks leading to displacement of homes and communities, flood disaster, amongst others.

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Chief Danjuma Gegu noted that there was need to also remember the poor, the less privileged, orphans, widows and widowers in a season as this, stressing that such act will be rewarded by Allah as sacrifice just as Ibrahim did.

The Philanthropist, who is also
the Dan-Isan of Koton-Karfe, congratulated Muslims on the celebration of the 2021 Eid-el-kabir, pointing out that the season was worth celebrating in view of the great sacrifice Ibrahim was willing to render.

Alhaji Danjuma Gegu urged Muslims to always reflect on the significance of Eid-el-kabir which he noted will go a long way at helping them align themselves with Allah’s will.

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He particularly congratulated Kogites for witnessing yet another Eid-el-kabir festival, charging them to sustain their prayers for leaders in authority to enable them succeed.

The humanitarian per excellence, whose contributions to societal development have been recognized by traditional rulers through various chieftaincy titles conferred on him, prayed Allah to grant the wishes of Muslim Ummah and also help Nigeria overcome its currents challenges.

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