Kogi LG NYCN hails emergence of new Ohimegye Igu-Koton-karfe, Pledges support, loyalty

His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Saidu Akawu Salihu, the Ohimegye Igu-Koton-karfe and Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu, the Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources (L)

Kogi LG NYCN hails emergence of new Ohimegye Igu-Koton-karfe, Pledges support, loyalty

….Praise Engr. Bashir Gegu, other stakeholders for ensuring peaceful emergence of new King.

By Yahaya Idris, Lokoja.

Kogi local government coordinator of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Hon. Alhaji Isah Abubakar Ada Abu has assured the newly turbaned Ohimegye Igu-Koton-karfe Kingdom, HRM. Alhaji Saidu Akawu Salihu of full support and loyalty of his office, urging sons and daughters of the Kingdom to queue behind the new King.

Ohimegye Igu-Koton-karfe Kingdom, HRM. Alhaji Saidu Akawu Salihu
Ohimegye Igu-Koton-karfe Kingdom, HRM. Alhaji Saidu Akawu Salihu

Alhaji Ada Abu made the disclosure when he paid homage to the new King at his residence in Koton-Karfe, the administrative headquarters of the council on Wednesday.

Ada Abu who hails from Odariko ruling house of Koton-Karfe Kingdom said the emergence of Alhaji Saidu Akawu as 27th Ohimegye Igu-Koton-karfe Kingdom was ordained by the Almighty God and hence to support the new King to succeed.

The outspoken youth leader who was in company of his elder brother and permanent secretary for rural and energy development in Kogi State, Alhaji Isah Hussaini Sule commended all those who contributed to the success of the turbaning ceremony which held on Tuesday.

Alhaji Ada Abu equally appreciated the State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu and other stakeholders who ensure the process was peaceful.

Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu, the Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources
Engineer Muhammed Abubakar Bashir Gegu, the Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources

Global Times Nigeria report that the former Ohimegye Igu-Koton-karfe Kingdom, HRH. Alhaji Abdulrazaq Sani Isah-Koto was dethroned by the State government which page the way for the emergence of HRM. Alhaji Saidu Akawu Salihu.

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