Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has congratulated the Emir of Ilorin, Dr Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, on his 83rd birthday anniversary.
AbdulRazaq said that the traditional ruler has successfully etched his name in gold with his commitment to the welfare of his people, development of the state and his statesmanly handling of public issues.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, on Saturday in Ilorin.
“I join the people of Kwara State, especially sons and daughters of Ilorin Emirate, to congratulate the Mai Martaba on this occasion as well as thank the Almighty Allah for His unqualified grace to the Emir and Ilorin under his watch.
“During his reign, Ilorin has gone through different phases of positive socioeconomic and political developments that have earned it respect and qualified it as a centre of excellence, peace and harmony.
“I pray Allah, the Lord of the worlds, to look after the Emir of Ilorin and his household and grant him good health as he continues to serve the people and our community with everything that he has got,” the statement read in part.