Gov Bello, Sen Echocho, Reps Halims, Zakaria, and other eminent Nigerians Converged at Anyigba For a Royal wedding


By Our Reporter, Kogi.

It was a gathering of crème de la crème yesterday in Anyigba, Kogi State, as one of the most influential Executive local government Chairmen in Nigeria, Prince Ishaq Okolo, hosted guests at his wedding reception in Anyigba, Dekina local government.

The wedding was between Prince Ishaq Okolo and Rafiat Bint Muhammad.

The wedding which was full of glitz and glamor and has remained the talk of State and country at large was attended by the Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello in the company of His Chief of Staff Pharm Abdulkareem Jamiu Asuka, and all Members of Kogi state Executive Council.

The 28th Attah of Igala, HRM. Matthew Alaji Opaluwa Oguche Akpa II; And all First Class Chiefs in Kogi East were also Present for the Royal wedding.

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All council Chairmen and Vice Chairmen were not left out of the colorful event.

Senator Jibrin Isah Echocho, Senator Representing Kogi East was the chairman of the occasion, the National Assembly Members were on the ground, Hon. David Zakaria, Hon Abdullahi Halims, the Deputy Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Rabiu Ishaka Alfa and members of the Kogi State House of Assembly were all present.

The Kogi State APC Chairman Alhaji Abdullahi Dollar, Kogi East Zonal Chairman Muhammed Nasir Alfa, all Chairmen, and other party stalwarts were also on the ground to rejoice with the couple.

A popular Dekina illustrious, son, A Philanthropist Bosom Friends of the groom Dr. Hassan Abdulrahman, who spoke to Reporters at the event, described Prince Ishaq Okolo as a man of the People.

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The 28th Attah of Igala, HRM. Matthew Alaji Opaluwa Oguche Akpa II
The 28th Attah of Igala, HRM. Matthew Alaji Opaluwa Oguche Akpa II

He said despite Prince Ishaq owing influence in the state, he has maintained a very calm disposition at all times, very humble to all.

Dr. Hassan thanked the Governor for his Love for Prince Ishaq and his family members.

The wedding carries extra significance because it is the only wedding in a state where both the Governor and the Attah Igala will be present.

From Right: Gov Yahaya Bello, Rafiat Bint Muhammad and Prince Ishaq Okolo on Saturday
From Right: Gov Yahaya Bello, Rafiat Bint Muhammad and Prince Ishaq Okolo on Saturday

Before becoming Executive Chairman, the young prince briefly served as Chief Administrator of Dekina LG, SSA Security Dekina LGA to the Governor and now Secretary ALGON Kogi state.

Dekina is said to be the Largest LGA in Nigeria and West Africa in terms of landmarks.

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Governor Yahaya Bello in his address urged the newlyweds “to make God the foundation upon which their home would be built while admonishing them to avoid third-party interference in their matrimonial affairs.”

Highlights of the Occasion were Performance by various groups, cutting of Wedding Cake, Nuptial Dance by the Couple, and other activities too numerous to mention.

Global Time Nigeria reports that the Walmart Nika was held earlier where the State Auditor General, Alhaji Yakubu Okala served as the groom’s father and received the bride for His Son Prince Ishaq as tradition demands.

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Yahaya Idris is a freelance reporter and Chief Executive Officer Global Times Nigeria. Idris is an undergraduate student of the famous Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria.

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