Niger Dep Gov felicitates Etsu Nupe on his 20th anniversary, 71st birthday
Niger State Deputy Governor, Comrade Yakubu Garba, has felicitated with the Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alh. Dr. Yahaya Abubakar, on the occasion of his 20th year anniversary on the throne as well as his 71st birthday celebration.
In a message signed and made available to newsmen by the Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Ummikhaltume Abdullahi Kuta, Comrade Yakubu Garba extolled the good leadership quality of the royal father and prayed that Allah grant him more years of service to the people of Bida emirate, the Nupe Kingdom, Niger State, and Nigeria at large.
He observed that the Royal Father, in his 20 years of service to humanity on the throne of his forefathers, had greatly contributed to the peace, unity, progress, and development of Niger State and its people, which, according to him, has made the Etsu Nupe one of the most respected monarchs in Niger State and beyond.
The Deputy Governor in the message described the leadership quality of the Etsu Nupe as uncommon, saying that was the secret of the success of the Royal Father in his 20 years on the throne.
"As you continue to use your exalted throne to build bridges of friendship and harmony across your Emirate, Niger State, Nupe Kingdom, and Nigeria, it is my prayer that Almighty Allah grants you more years of good health, prosperity, and enduring fulfilment," said the Deputy Governor in the message.
While congratulating the Royal Father for the privilege of seeing his 71st birthday and 20th anniversary on the throne, Yakubu Garba equally wished him a peaceful celebration of the double occasion, which falls at the same time.