Turaki of Ilorin congratulates Etsu Pategi on his 42nd Birthday
By Mahmood Olayinka Alaya
The Turaki of Ilorin and Senator representing Kwara Central in the National Assembly, Senator Saliu Mustapha has lauded untiring commitments of the Etsu Pategi, Alhaji Umar Ibrahim Bologi II, to promote and advance the cause of peace, positive development and unity in Kwara state since he ascended the throne of his forefathers.
In a statement issued to journalists from his media office, Mustapha who is the Chairman of Senate Committee on Agricultural Production services and Rural Development, while congratulating Etsu Pategi on his 42nd birthday anniversary, prayed God Almighty to grant the monarch many more years of worthy service to the state and nation at large.
The legislator applauded the celebrant who is the Vice Chairman of the Kwara State Traditional Council for his objective counsel on national issues, and roles in advocating religious harmony in the state, describing the first class traditional ruler as a patriotic and bridge builder.
He said, “on behalf of the people of Kwara Central Senatorial district, I join the Kwara State Traditional council, the government and people of Kwara state in celebrating Etsu Patigi, Alhaji Umar Ibrahim Bologi II, as he clocks 42.
“ Before ascending the throne, the celebrant had built a distinguishing career in the Nigeria Customs Service and he has consistently deployed his intellectual capacity and administrative acumen in steering the affairs of his domain.
“ I pray for your longer reign and wish you more beautiful years in life.”