Emir of Ilorin greets Etsu Pategi on his birthday
By Mahmood Olayinka Alaya
The Emir of Ilorin and Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari has sent his heartfelt congratulations to the Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Umar Ibrahim Bologi II, on his 42nd birthday celebrations.
This is contained in a goodwill message issued on Thursday by the Emir’s spokesman, Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona, noting that, “the celebrant is an embodiment of peace, royalty and excellence.”
Alhaji Sulu-Gambari said: “As the Vice Chairman of the State Traditional Rulers Council, Etsu Bologi II has remained steadfast and committed to the development of the traditional institution through his valuable and insightful contributions to the council.
“He has demonstrated high level of services to the people of Patigi Emirate through preservation of culture, promotion of commerce as well as protection of his subjects towards sustaining peaceful co-existence in his domain and beyond. We, the entire members of the Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council are proud of your personality and we wish you more years of fruitful accomplishments on earth.”
The therefore appealed to the people of Patigi Emirate, government and people of Patigi Local Government Area as well as the Kwara State Government to continue to support the monarch in all his endeavours.