Lokoja Traditional Kingmakers turbans new Maigari, HRM Ibahim Maikarfi iv

The new Maigari of Lokoja in kogi state, HRM. Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi iv seated with chiefs in council

Lokoja Traditional Kingmakers turbans new Maigari, HRM Ibahim Maikarfi iv

IDRIS AHMED, Lokoja.

The new Maigari of Lokoja in kogi state, HRM. Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi iv, whose appointment was recently approved by Kogi state Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, was on Wednesday turbaned by the traditional King makers led by the Talban Lokoja, Air Marshal Umaru Muhammad Ndatsu.

The new Maigari of Lokoja in kogi state, HRM. Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi iv
The new Maigari of Lokoja in kogi state, HRM. Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi iv

Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi iv, in his speech during the ceremony commended the Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello for his commitment to the overall development of the state.

The Monarch promised to work for peace, stability and development of the entire area in a bid to ensure rapid economic and social development, promis to justify the confidence reposed in him.

The traditional turbaning of new Maigari was held at the Lokoja palace and witnessed by the Chief Imam of Lokoja, Sheikh Muhammadu Aminu Sha’aban.

He also promised to continue with the good legacies of his father, pointing out that the
priority attention would be given to the unity and development of his people.

The royal father enjoined the people in the area to give him the necessary cooperation to discharge the mountain responsibilities as a Maigari for him to meet the challenges of the future.

Kabir Maikarfi 1V thanked the Kingmakers for recommending him for the position of Maigari of Lokoja. “I thank all those responsible for my appointment, Kingmakers, ruling houses and the Governor for confirming and approving my appointment.”

The Monarch said he was touched by the show of affection and solidarity by the people of Lokoja local government Traditional Council that trooped out to congratulate him after he was confirmed by the governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello .

He thanked all the royal families for their support and sportsmanship adding that ” it’s time to unite for the peace, unity and development of our community.”

The new Maigari of Lokoja in kogi state, HRM. Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi iv
The new Maigari of Lokoja in kogi state, HRM. Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi iv

The turbaning ceremony led by the Talban Lokoja and former Military Governor of Kano state, (Rtd)Air Marshall Muhammed Ndatsu Umaru, and witnessed by the Dan Darma of Lokoja, Barr Ahmed Nasir,Tafida of Lokoja, Olu of Oworo,Rogan of Eggan among other traditional rulers.

The new Maigari succeeds his late father, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Maikarfi the III as the paramount ruler of Lokoja local government area.

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