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  •  The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has felicitated with the Turaki of llorin emirate Malam Saliu Mustapha on his 50th birthday This is contained in a goodwill message by the Emir s Spokesman Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona on Sunday in Ilorin The first class traditional ruler prayed Almighty Allah to grant Mustapha long life sound health and divine protection to achieve more for the people Sulu Gambari thanked the celebrant for the numerous accomplishments made in the past years and commended him for all his humanitarian services to the people of Ilorin emirate and beyond He described 50 years of age as a remarkable and landmark figure in the life of mankind stressing that its attainment actually calls for celebration The Emir however said that the golden age calls for deep reflection on the past present and future with sincere appreciation to the Creator for the rare privilege of abundant favour Sulu Gambari further appreciated all the various intervention programmes offered by the Turaki of Ilorin through his NGO Saliu Mustapha Foundation to the less privileged in the society both young and old men and women as well as groups and associations within the Ilorin Emirate and beyond is much appreciated he said The Emir therefore urged the celebrant not to relent in his philanthropic acts and prayed that Almighty Allah continue to enrich and reward him for his selfless sacrifices to humanity NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of llorin felicitates with Mustapha at 50
     The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has felicitated with the Turaki of llorin emirate Malam Saliu Mustapha on his 50th birthday This is contained in a goodwill message by the Emir s Spokesman Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona on Sunday in Ilorin The first class traditional ruler prayed Almighty Allah to grant Mustapha long life sound health and divine protection to achieve more for the people Sulu Gambari thanked the celebrant for the numerous accomplishments made in the past years and commended him for all his humanitarian services to the people of Ilorin emirate and beyond He described 50 years of age as a remarkable and landmark figure in the life of mankind stressing that its attainment actually calls for celebration The Emir however said that the golden age calls for deep reflection on the past present and future with sincere appreciation to the Creator for the rare privilege of abundant favour Sulu Gambari further appreciated all the various intervention programmes offered by the Turaki of Ilorin through his NGO Saliu Mustapha Foundation to the less privileged in the society both young and old men and women as well as groups and associations within the Ilorin Emirate and beyond is much appreciated he said The Emir therefore urged the celebrant not to relent in his philanthropic acts and prayed that Almighty Allah continue to enrich and reward him for his selfless sacrifices to humanity NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of llorin felicitates with Mustapha at 50
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    Emir of llorin felicitates with Mustapha at 50

    The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has felicitated with the Turaki of llorin emirate, Malam Saliu Mustapha, on his 50th birthday.

    This is contained in a goodwill message  by the Emir’s Spokesman, Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona, on Sunday in Ilorin.

    The first class traditional ruler prayed Almighty Allah to grant Mustapha long life, sound health and divine protection to achieve more for the people.

    Sulu-Gambari thanked the celebrant for the numerous accomplishments made in the past years and commended him for all his humanitarian services to the people of Ilorin emirate and beyond.

    He described 50 years of age as a remarkable and landmark figure in the life of mankind, stressing that its attainment actually calls for celebration.

    The Emir however said that the golden age calls for deep reflection on the past, present and future, with sincere appreciation to the Creator, for the rare privilege of abundant favour.

    Sulu-Gambari further appreciated all the various intervention programmes offered by the Turaki of Ilorin through his NGO.

    “Saliu Mustapha Foundation to the less privileged in the society, both young and old, men and women as well as groups and associations within the Ilorin Emirate and beyond” is much appreciated, he said.

    The Emir therefore urged the celebrant not to relent in his philanthropic acts and prayed that Almighty Allah continue to enrich and reward him for his selfless sacrifices to humanity.


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  •  The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has expressed sadness over the death of his Chief Security Officer CSO ASP Adebayo Olowoyo The first class traditional ruler stated this in a condolence message issued by his Spokesman Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona on Sunday in Ilorin The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the CSO died at the early hours of Sunday in Ilorin The Emir lamented that the deceased rose through the ranks and file of the Nigeria Police Force to became a decorated police officer due to his commitment and dedication to work Sulu Gambari expressed shock over the unfortunate incident saying ASP Olowoyo was a trusted police officer who worked assiduously as my personal security aide for many years He was a diligent committed and dependable security aide who gave his best by taking absolute charge of the security architecture of the entire palace We shall surely miss his exit The Emir prayed that Almighty Allah should comfort his family and commiserate with the deceased wife and children as well as the Inspector General of Police IG P Baba Alkali The traditional ruler also condoled the Commissioner of Police in the State CP Paul Odama colleagues and associates of the departed CSO over the irreversible and sad occurrence Editted by AbdulFatai Suleiman Tola NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of Ilorin loses CSO
     The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has expressed sadness over the death of his Chief Security Officer CSO ASP Adebayo Olowoyo The first class traditional ruler stated this in a condolence message issued by his Spokesman Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona on Sunday in Ilorin The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the CSO died at the early hours of Sunday in Ilorin The Emir lamented that the deceased rose through the ranks and file of the Nigeria Police Force to became a decorated police officer due to his commitment and dedication to work Sulu Gambari expressed shock over the unfortunate incident saying ASP Olowoyo was a trusted police officer who worked assiduously as my personal security aide for many years He was a diligent committed and dependable security aide who gave his best by taking absolute charge of the security architecture of the entire palace We shall surely miss his exit The Emir prayed that Almighty Allah should comfort his family and commiserate with the deceased wife and children as well as the Inspector General of Police IG P Baba Alkali The traditional ruler also condoled the Commissioner of Police in the State CP Paul Odama colleagues and associates of the departed CSO over the irreversible and sad occurrence Editted by AbdulFatai Suleiman Tola NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of Ilorin loses CSO
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    Emir of Ilorin loses CSO

    The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has expressed sadness over the death of his Chief Security Officer (CSO), ASP Adebayo Olowoyo.

    The first class traditional ruler stated this in a condolence message issued by his Spokesman, Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona, on Sunday in Ilorin.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the CSO died at the early hours of Sunday in Ilorin.

    The Emir lamented that the deceased rose through the ranks and file of the Nigeria Police Force to became a decorated police officer due to his commitment and dedication to work.

    Sulu-Gambari expressed shock over the unfortunate incident, saying “ASP Olowoyo was a trusted police officer who worked assiduously as my personal security aide for many years.

    “He was a diligent, committed and dependable security aide who gave his best by taking absolute charge of the security architecture of the entire palace.

    “We shall surely miss his exit.

    ” The Emir prayed that Almighty Allah should comfort his family and commiserate with the deceased wife and children, as well as the Inspector General of Police, IG-P Baba Alkali.

    The traditional ruler also condoled the Commissioner of Police in the State, CP Paul Odama, colleagues and associates of the departed CSO over the irreversible and sad occurrence.

    Editted  by AbdulFatai Suleiman Tola
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  •  The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has commiserated with the management of the University of Ilorin over the demise of its Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council Malam Abidu Yazid Rafindadi This is contained in a condolence message issued by Emir s Spokesman Mallam AbdulAzeez Arowona on Thursday in Ilorin The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Pro Chancellor died after a brief illness on Thursday Sulu Gambari described the deceased as a devout Muslim and thorough administrator who served the nation diligently in different capacities He said he had had a long standing relationship with Yazid Rafindadi before his death adding that he was shocked by his passing On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Traditional Rulers Council I heartily join members of the university community in commiserating with the families of late Rafindadi the immediate and extended families government and good people of Katsina state over the colossal loss May Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings accept his good deeds and admit him into Al Janatul Firdaus he said The emir prayed that Allah to give to he deceased s family as well as the university community the fortitude to bear the loss ng gt www ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir commiserates with UNILORIN over death of Pro-Chancellor
     The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has commiserated with the management of the University of Ilorin over the demise of its Pro Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council Malam Abidu Yazid Rafindadi This is contained in a condolence message issued by Emir s Spokesman Mallam AbdulAzeez Arowona on Thursday in Ilorin The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Pro Chancellor died after a brief illness on Thursday Sulu Gambari described the deceased as a devout Muslim and thorough administrator who served the nation diligently in different capacities He said he had had a long standing relationship with Yazid Rafindadi before his death adding that he was shocked by his passing On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Traditional Rulers Council I heartily join members of the university community in commiserating with the families of late Rafindadi the immediate and extended families government and good people of Katsina state over the colossal loss May Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings accept his good deeds and admit him into Al Janatul Firdaus he said The emir prayed that Allah to give to he deceased s family as well as the university community the fortitude to bear the loss ng gt www ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir commiserates with UNILORIN over death of Pro-Chancellor
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    Emir commiserates with UNILORIN over death of Pro-Chancellor

    The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has commiserated with the management of the University of Ilorin over the demise of its Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of the Governing Council, Malam Abidu Yazid -Rafindadi.

    This is contained in a condolence message issued by Emir’s Spokesman, Mallam AbdulAzeez Arowona, on Thursday in Ilorin.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Pro-Chancellor died after a brief illness on Thursday.

    Sulu-Gambari described the deceased as a devout Muslim and thorough administrator, who served the nation diligently in different capacities.

    He said he had had a long-standing relationship with Yazid-Rafindadi before his death,adding that he was shocked by his passing .

    “On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Traditional Rulers Council, I heartily join members of the university community in commiserating with the families of late Rafindadi,the immediate and extended families,  government and good people of Katsina state over the colossal loss.

    “May Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings, accept his good deeds and admit him into Al-Janatul Firdaus”.

    he said.

    The emir prayed that Allah to give to he deceased’s family as well as the university community the fortitude to bear the loss.

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  •  The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has rejoiced with the Etsu Nupe Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar on his 70th birthday and 19 years coronation anniversary This is contained in a goodwill message signed by the Spokesman of the Emir Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona on Monday in Ilorin Alhaji Sulu Gambari also the Chairman Kwara Council of Chiefs congratulated the Etsu Nupe for recording a fruitful tenure The Emir prayed for absolute comfort sound health and divine grace in the life of the celebrant He described the Etsu Nupe also the Chairman Niger Traditional Rulers Council as a philantropist par excellent and a good Nigerian who is committed to the wellbeing of his subjects and beyond Sulu Gambari also noted the excellent roles that Alhaji Abubakar played as the National Coordinator of the National Traditional Rulers Council by encouraging unity and harmony among all the Royal Fathers in the nation On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Council of Chiefs Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari heartily wishes Etsu Yahaya Abubakar more years of success On the occasion of double celebrations of 70th birthday and 19th coronation anniversary Etsu Yahaya Abubakar has been committed to the wellbeing of his subjects progress of Bida Emirate and Niger State in general as well as peace and unity of Nigeria May Almighty Allah grant you more fruitful years on the throne as the 13th Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Traditional Rulers Council the statement read in part The Emir urged the natives of Bida emirate government and good people of Niger to continue to support and pray for the Etsu Nupe in order to achieve more for the community and nation at large NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Sulu-Gambari congratulates Etsu Nupe at 70, 19 years on thrown
     The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has rejoiced with the Etsu Nupe Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar on his 70th birthday and 19 years coronation anniversary This is contained in a goodwill message signed by the Spokesman of the Emir Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona on Monday in Ilorin Alhaji Sulu Gambari also the Chairman Kwara Council of Chiefs congratulated the Etsu Nupe for recording a fruitful tenure The Emir prayed for absolute comfort sound health and divine grace in the life of the celebrant He described the Etsu Nupe also the Chairman Niger Traditional Rulers Council as a philantropist par excellent and a good Nigerian who is committed to the wellbeing of his subjects and beyond Sulu Gambari also noted the excellent roles that Alhaji Abubakar played as the National Coordinator of the National Traditional Rulers Council by encouraging unity and harmony among all the Royal Fathers in the nation On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Council of Chiefs Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari heartily wishes Etsu Yahaya Abubakar more years of success On the occasion of double celebrations of 70th birthday and 19th coronation anniversary Etsu Yahaya Abubakar has been committed to the wellbeing of his subjects progress of Bida Emirate and Niger State in general as well as peace and unity of Nigeria May Almighty Allah grant you more fruitful years on the throne as the 13th Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Traditional Rulers Council the statement read in part The Emir urged the natives of Bida emirate government and good people of Niger to continue to support and pray for the Etsu Nupe in order to achieve more for the community and nation at large NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Sulu-Gambari congratulates Etsu Nupe at 70, 19 years on thrown
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    Sulu-Gambari congratulates Etsu Nupe at 70, 19 years on thrown

    The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has rejoiced with the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, on his 70th birthday and 19 years coronation anniversary.

    This is contained in a goodwill message signed by the Spokesman of the Emir, Malam AbdulAzeez Arowona, on Monday in Ilorin.

    Alhaji Sulu-Gambari, also the Chairman Kwara Council of Chiefs, congratulated the Etsu Nupe for recording a fruitful tenure.

    The Emir prayed for absolute comfort, sound health and divine grace in the life of the celebrant.

    He described the Etsu Nupe, also the Chairman, Niger Traditional Rulers Council, as a philantropist par excellent and a good Nigerian who is committed to the wellbeing of his subjects and beyond.

    Sulu-Gambari also noted the excellent roles that Alhaji Abubakar played as the National Coordinator of the National Traditional Rulers’ Council by encouraging unity and harmony among all the Royal Fathers in the nation.

    “On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari heartily wishes Etsu Yahaya Abubakar more years of success.

    “On the occasion of double celebrations of 70th birthday and 19th coronation anniversary.

    “Etsu Yahaya Abubakar has been committed to the wellbeing of his subjects, progress of Bida Emirate and Niger State in general, as well as peace and unity of Nigeria.

    “May Almighty Allah grant you more fruitful years on the throne as the 13th Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Traditional Rulers Council,” the statement read in part.

    The Emir urged the natives of Bida emirate, government and good people of Niger to continue to support and pray for the Etsu Nupe in order to achieve more for the community and nation at large.


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  •  Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has described late Amb AbdulKadir Sambo Imam as a gentle and committed public servant who served Nigeria meritoriously during his lifetime The deceased who at one time was Nigeria s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia died on Thursday at the age of 90 The Emir in a statement signed by Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona on Thursday in Ilorin said late Amb Imam lived an exemplary life and was a great mentor to many people He added that the deceased popularly called Ambassador Okekere was not only a proud indigene of Ilorin Emirate but also an amiable Nigerian and a global citizen with numerous track records of achievements to the nation and humanity Sulu Gambari extended condolences on behalf of Kwara Traditional Rulers Council to the family and friends of the deceased The Emir urged them to find solace in the fact that late Amb Imam lived a worthy enviable and exemplary life He prayed that Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings accept his good deeds and admit him into Al Janatul Firdaus www ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of Ilorin mourns former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
     Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has described late Amb AbdulKadir Sambo Imam as a gentle and committed public servant who served Nigeria meritoriously during his lifetime The deceased who at one time was Nigeria s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia died on Thursday at the age of 90 The Emir in a statement signed by Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona on Thursday in Ilorin said late Amb Imam lived an exemplary life and was a great mentor to many people He added that the deceased popularly called Ambassador Okekere was not only a proud indigene of Ilorin Emirate but also an amiable Nigerian and a global citizen with numerous track records of achievements to the nation and humanity Sulu Gambari extended condolences on behalf of Kwara Traditional Rulers Council to the family and friends of the deceased The Emir urged them to find solace in the fact that late Amb Imam lived a worthy enviable and exemplary life He prayed that Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings accept his good deeds and admit him into Al Janatul Firdaus www ng NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of Ilorin mourns former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
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    Emir of Ilorin mourns former Nigeria’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

    Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has described late Amb. AbdulKadir Sambo Imam, as a gentle and committed public servant, who served Nigeria meritoriously during his lifetime.

    The deceased, who at one time was Nigeria’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, died on Thursday at the age of 90. The Emir, in a statement signed by Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona on Thursday in Ilorin, said late Amb. Imam lived an  exemplary life and was a great mentor to many people.

    He added that the deceased, popularly called  ‘Ambassador Okekere’, was not only a proud indigene of Ilorin Emirate, but also an amiable Nigerian and a global citizen with numerous track records of achievements to the nation and humanity.

    Sulu-Gambari extended condolences, on behalf of Kwara Traditional Rulers Council, to the family and friends of the deceased.

    The Emir urged them to find solace in the fact that late Amb. Imam lived a worthy, enviable and exemplary life.

    He prayed that Almighty Allah forgive his shortcomings, accept his good deeds and admit him into Al-Janatul Firdaus.

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  •  The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has commiserated with Gov AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over the demise of a Permanent Secretary in Kwara Ministry of Tertiary Education Hajia Sidikat Alaya On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Traditional Rulers Council Alhaji Sulu Gambari in a statement by Mr Abdulazeez Arowona on Saturday in Ilorin expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident The emir noted that history would continue to be kind to the deceased for her contributions toward educational growth in the state describing Alaya s death as shocking painful and regrettable Our special condolence goes to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq the Commissioner for Tertiary Education the entire management and staff of the ministry colleagues and sympathisers of the deceased over the colossal loss he said Sulu Gambari also condoled with the families of Alaya praying to God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss He prayed to Allah to forgive her shortcomings accept her good deeds and admit her into al Jannat ul Firdaus NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Sulu-Gambari condoles Kwara governor over Perm Sec death 
     The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has commiserated with Gov AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over the demise of a Permanent Secretary in Kwara Ministry of Tertiary Education Hajia Sidikat Alaya On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Traditional Rulers Council Alhaji Sulu Gambari in a statement by Mr Abdulazeez Arowona on Saturday in Ilorin expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident The emir noted that history would continue to be kind to the deceased for her contributions toward educational growth in the state describing Alaya s death as shocking painful and regrettable Our special condolence goes to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq the Commissioner for Tertiary Education the entire management and staff of the ministry colleagues and sympathisers of the deceased over the colossal loss he said Sulu Gambari also condoled with the families of Alaya praying to God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss He prayed to Allah to forgive her shortcomings accept her good deeds and admit her into al Jannat ul Firdaus NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Sulu-Gambari condoles Kwara governor over Perm Sec death 
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    Sulu-Gambari condoles Kwara governor over Perm Sec death 

    The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has commiserated with Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over the demise of a Permanent Secretary in Kwara Ministry of Tertiary Education, Hajia Sidikat Alaya.

    On behalf of the entire members of Kwara Traditional Rulers’ Council, Alhaji Sulu-Gambari, in a statement by Mr Abdulazeez Arowona on Saturday in Ilorin, expressed sadness over the unfortunate incident.

    The emir noted that history would continue to be kind to the deceased for her contributions toward educational growth in the state, describing  Alaya’s death as shocking, painful and regrettable.

    “Our special condolence goes to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, the Commissioner for Tertiary Education, the entire management and staff of the ministry, colleagues and sympathisers of the deceased over the colossal loss,” he said.

    Sulu-Gambari also condoled with the families of Alaya, praying to God to give them the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

    He prayed to Allah to forgive her shortcomings, accept her good deeds and admit her into al-Jannat ul Firdaus.


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  •  The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has felicitated with the Olofa of Offa Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II on his 59th birthday This is contained in goodwill message issued by the Spokesperson of the Emir Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona on Wednesday in Ilorin The Emir also the Chairman Kwara Council of Emirs and Obas said that Oba Esuwoye II is an embodiment of community growth a patriotic Nigerian and an entrepreneur of all season Sulu Gambari said that Olofa of Offa has upgraded the lives of his subjects and community in general On behalf of the entire members of the State Council of Chiefs I congratulate and rejoice with the Olofa of Offa on this auspicious occasion of his birthday There is no doubt that the monarch has over the years demonstrated high sense of patriotism as a season business mogul turned traditional ruler A philanthropist par excellence and amiable frontline member of the State Traditional Rulers Council As he turns another glorious year today I pray that Almighty Allah bless his new age with resounding wisdom good health and more comfort on the stool as the paramount ruler of Offa Kingdom NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of Ilorin congratulates Olofa of Offa at 59
     The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has felicitated with the Olofa of Offa Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi Esuwoye II on his 59th birthday This is contained in goodwill message issued by the Spokesperson of the Emir Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona on Wednesday in Ilorin The Emir also the Chairman Kwara Council of Emirs and Obas said that Oba Esuwoye II is an embodiment of community growth a patriotic Nigerian and an entrepreneur of all season Sulu Gambari said that Olofa of Offa has upgraded the lives of his subjects and community in general On behalf of the entire members of the State Council of Chiefs I congratulate and rejoice with the Olofa of Offa on this auspicious occasion of his birthday There is no doubt that the monarch has over the years demonstrated high sense of patriotism as a season business mogul turned traditional ruler A philanthropist par excellence and amiable frontline member of the State Traditional Rulers Council As he turns another glorious year today I pray that Almighty Allah bless his new age with resounding wisdom good health and more comfort on the stool as the paramount ruler of Offa Kingdom NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of Ilorin congratulates Olofa of Offa at 59
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    Emir of Ilorin congratulates Olofa of Offa at 59

    The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has felicitated with the Olofa of Offa, Oba Mufutau Gbadamosi-Esuwoye II, on his 59th birthday.

    This is contained in goodwill message issued by the Spokesperson of the Emir, Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona, on Wednesday in Ilorin.

    The Emir, also the Chairman, Kwara Council of Emirs and Obas, said that Oba Esuwoye II is an embodiment of community growth, a patriotic Nigerian and an entrepreneur of all season.

    Sulu-Gambari said that Olofa of Offa has upgraded the lives of his subjects and community in general.

    “On behalf of the entire members of the State Council of Chiefs, I congratulate and rejoice with the Olofa of Offa, on this auspicious occasion of his birthday.

    “There is no doubt that the monarch has over the years demonstrated high sense of patriotism, as a season business mogul turned traditional ruler.

    “A philanthropist par excellence and amiable frontline member of the State Traditional Rulers Council.

    “As he turns another glorious year today, I pray that Almighty Allah bless his new age with resounding wisdom, good health and more comfort on the stool as the paramount ruler of Offa Kingdom.


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  •  The Muslims Students Society of Nigeria MSSN says llorin will host its upcoming 79th National Islamic Vacation Course A member of the National Board of Trustees of MSSN Prof Yusuf Badmus revealed this during a courtesy visit to the Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari at his palace on Wednesday Badmus who is also the Chairman Hijrah Organisation of Nigeria said that the annual Islamic Vacation Course IVC had been slated for Dec 22 to 28 The week long programme would attract students from primary to university levels he said According to him the activities include lectures ta alimat classroom instructions da awah outreach visitation interactive forum skills acquisitions and issuance of communique The official explained that the course aimed at improving Muslims skills acquisition create interaction between Muslim youths and provide a platform wherein they would have access to participate in Da awah activities The National IVC is to be held in the two zones of MSSN namely A zone which comprised 19 Northern States and FCT and B zone which has all the Southern states of Nigeria as its component The total number of expected participants is 4 000 and it is aimed at training and inculcating the Islamic values in the Muslim students from the 19 northern wtates and FCT In 2018 IVC was held in Sokoto 2019 in Kano 2021 in Taraba except 2020 which was the COVID year and now 2022 in Ilorin tagged KWARA 2022 he explained Badmus said that the budget for the event was N55 179 000 to host the participants and expressed optimism that with the blessings and support of MSSN fathers the task would be accomplished by the grace of Allah He presented MSSN lined up programmes which he said was soul inspiring with modern educational pursuit aimed to shape the lives of the children empower them to combat the social menace bedeviling the society Responding the Emir who is also the hosting father elder and mentor of the IVC congratulated the guests on occasion of the flag off of the event He noted that the organisation is one of the oldest Islamic societies in history of da awah activities in Nigeria adding that it was established on April 30 1954 and cut across Nigeria The first class traditional ruler who is also the Chairman of Kwara Council of traditional rulers said that the society has produced people of timber and calibre including royal fathers seasoned administrators legal luminaries Khadis educationists astute politicians and captains of industries Sulu Gambari also appreciated the MSSN for their decision to hold the event in Kwara and prayed for its success On his part Justice Idris Haruna the Chairman of the committee recalled that Ilorin once hosted IVC in 1964 at AbdulAzeez Attah Memorial College Ilorin saying that he participated in the course The chairman said that KWARA2022 IVC would be the second time the event would be held in Ilorin and was grateful to the Emir for making him the chairman of the committee Haruna noted that the traditional ruler has the habit of putting everything in the hands of Almighty Allah and he had imbibed principle praying Almighty Allah to make the event a success NewsSourceCredit NAN
    llorin to host 79th MSSN vacation course – BOT member
     The Muslims Students Society of Nigeria MSSN says llorin will host its upcoming 79th National Islamic Vacation Course A member of the National Board of Trustees of MSSN Prof Yusuf Badmus revealed this during a courtesy visit to the Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari at his palace on Wednesday Badmus who is also the Chairman Hijrah Organisation of Nigeria said that the annual Islamic Vacation Course IVC had been slated for Dec 22 to 28 The week long programme would attract students from primary to university levels he said According to him the activities include lectures ta alimat classroom instructions da awah outreach visitation interactive forum skills acquisitions and issuance of communique The official explained that the course aimed at improving Muslims skills acquisition create interaction between Muslim youths and provide a platform wherein they would have access to participate in Da awah activities The National IVC is to be held in the two zones of MSSN namely A zone which comprised 19 Northern States and FCT and B zone which has all the Southern states of Nigeria as its component The total number of expected participants is 4 000 and it is aimed at training and inculcating the Islamic values in the Muslim students from the 19 northern wtates and FCT In 2018 IVC was held in Sokoto 2019 in Kano 2021 in Taraba except 2020 which was the COVID year and now 2022 in Ilorin tagged KWARA 2022 he explained Badmus said that the budget for the event was N55 179 000 to host the participants and expressed optimism that with the blessings and support of MSSN fathers the task would be accomplished by the grace of Allah He presented MSSN lined up programmes which he said was soul inspiring with modern educational pursuit aimed to shape the lives of the children empower them to combat the social menace bedeviling the society Responding the Emir who is also the hosting father elder and mentor of the IVC congratulated the guests on occasion of the flag off of the event He noted that the organisation is one of the oldest Islamic societies in history of da awah activities in Nigeria adding that it was established on April 30 1954 and cut across Nigeria The first class traditional ruler who is also the Chairman of Kwara Council of traditional rulers said that the society has produced people of timber and calibre including royal fathers seasoned administrators legal luminaries Khadis educationists astute politicians and captains of industries Sulu Gambari also appreciated the MSSN for their decision to hold the event in Kwara and prayed for its success On his part Justice Idris Haruna the Chairman of the committee recalled that Ilorin once hosted IVC in 1964 at AbdulAzeez Attah Memorial College Ilorin saying that he participated in the course The chairman said that KWARA2022 IVC would be the second time the event would be held in Ilorin and was grateful to the Emir for making him the chairman of the committee Haruna noted that the traditional ruler has the habit of putting everything in the hands of Almighty Allah and he had imbibed principle praying Almighty Allah to make the event a success NewsSourceCredit NAN
    llorin to host 79th MSSN vacation course – BOT member
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    llorin to host 79th MSSN vacation course – BOT member

    The Muslims Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) says llorin will host its upcoming 79th National Islamic Vacation Course.

    A member of the National Board of Trustees of MSSN, Prof. Yusuf Badmus, revealed this during a courtesy visit to the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, at his palace  on Wednesday.

    Badmus, who is also the Chairman, Hijrah Organisation of Nigeria, said that the annual Islamic Vacation Course (IVC) had been slated for Dec. 22 to 28. The week-long programme would attract students from primary to university levels, he said.

    According to him, the activities include lectures, ta’alimat, classroom instructions, da’awah outreach, visitation, interactive forum, skills acquisitions and issuance of communique.

    The official explained that the course aimed at improving Muslims skills acquisition, create interaction between Muslim youths and provide a platform wherein they would have access to participate in Da’awah activities.

    “The National IVC is to be held in the two zones of MSSN; namely “A” zone, which comprised 19 Northern States and FCT, and “B” zone which has all the Southern states of Nigeria as its component.

    “The total number of expected participants is 4,000 and it is aimed at training and inculcating the Islamic values in the Muslim students from the 19 northern wtates and FCT.

    “In 2018, IVC was held in Sokoto, 2019 in Kano, 2021 in Taraba, except 2020 which was the COVID year and now 2022 in Ilorin, tagged “KWARA 2022,” he explained.

    Badmus said that the budget for the event was N55,179,000 to host the participants and expressed optimism that with the blessings and support of MSSN fathers, the task would be accomplished by the grace of Allah.

    He presented MSSN lined up programmes which, he said, was soul inspiring with modern educational pursuit, aimed to shape the lives of the children, empower them to combat the social menace bedeviling the society.

    Responding, the Emir, who is also the hosting father, elder and mentor of the IVC, congratulated the guests on occasion of the flag off of the event.

    He noted that the organisation is one of the oldest Islamic societies in history of da’awah activities in Nigeria, adding that it was established on April 30, 1954, and cut across Nigeria.

    The first class traditional ruler, who is also the Chairman of Kwara Council of traditional rulers, said that the society has produced people of timber and calibre, including royal fathers, seasoned administrators, legal luminaries, Khadis, educationists, astute politicians and captains of industries.

    Sulu-Gambari also appreciated the MSSN for their decision to hold the event in Kwara and prayed for its success.

    On his part, Justice Idris Haruna, the Chairman of the committee, recalled that Ilorin once hosted IVC in 1964 at AbdulAzeez Attah Memorial College, Ilorin, saying that he participated in the course.

    The chairman said that KWARA2022 IVC would be the second time the event would be held in Ilorin and was grateful to the Emir for making him the chairman of the committee.

    Haruna noted that the traditional ruler has the habit of putting everything in the hands of Almighty Allah and he had imbibed principle, praying Almighty Allah to make the event a success.

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  •  The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has described the death of the Chief Imam of Ajase Ipo Sheikh Muhammad Mustapha Suleiman as a colossal loss to humanity This is contained in a statement signed by the Emir s spokesman Malam Abdulazeez Arowona on Tuesday in Ilorin The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Suleiman died on Monday at Ajase Ipo in Irepodun Local Government area of Kwara The Emir who is also the Chairman Kwara Council of Traditional Rulers said the late cleric contributed immensely to the propagation of Islam in Ajase Ipo through his uprightness devotion and tolerance History will continue to be kind to late Sheikh Suleiman for all the good conducts that he exhibited during his lifetime he said The emir also commiserated with the Olupo of Ajase Ipo Oba Ismail Yahaya Muhammed over the demise of the cleric He said that the late Chief Imam had by all standards proved his worth by promoting Islamic jurisprudence in the entire Igbomina land Alhaji Sulu Gambari also commiserated with the entire members of Ajase Ipo Muslim Council immediate and extended families of the deceased friends and sympathisers within and outside the community He prayed Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the deceased accept his good deeds and admit him in Al Janatul Firdaus NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of Ilorin mourns Chief Imam of Ajase-Ipo
     The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has described the death of the Chief Imam of Ajase Ipo Sheikh Muhammad Mustapha Suleiman as a colossal loss to humanity This is contained in a statement signed by the Emir s spokesman Malam Abdulazeez Arowona on Tuesday in Ilorin The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Suleiman died on Monday at Ajase Ipo in Irepodun Local Government area of Kwara The Emir who is also the Chairman Kwara Council of Traditional Rulers said the late cleric contributed immensely to the propagation of Islam in Ajase Ipo through his uprightness devotion and tolerance History will continue to be kind to late Sheikh Suleiman for all the good conducts that he exhibited during his lifetime he said The emir also commiserated with the Olupo of Ajase Ipo Oba Ismail Yahaya Muhammed over the demise of the cleric He said that the late Chief Imam had by all standards proved his worth by promoting Islamic jurisprudence in the entire Igbomina land Alhaji Sulu Gambari also commiserated with the entire members of Ajase Ipo Muslim Council immediate and extended families of the deceased friends and sympathisers within and outside the community He prayed Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the deceased accept his good deeds and admit him in Al Janatul Firdaus NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Emir of Ilorin mourns Chief Imam of Ajase-Ipo
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    Emir of Ilorin mourns Chief Imam of Ajase-Ipo

    The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has described the death of the Chief Imam of Ajase-Ipo, Sheikh Muhammad-Mustapha Suleiman, as a colossal loss to humanity.

    This is contained in a statement signed by the Emir’s spokesman, Malam Abdulazeez Arowona, on Tuesday in Ilorin.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Suleiman died on Monday at Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government area of Kwara.

    The Emir, who is also the Chairman, Kwara Council of Traditional Rulers, said the late cleric contributed immensely to the propagation of Islam in Ajase-Ipo through his uprightness, devotion and tolerance.

    “History will continue to be kind to late Sheikh Suleiman for all the good conducts that he exhibited during his lifetime,” he said.

    The emir also commiserated with the Olupo of Ajase-Ipo, Oba Ismail Yahaya-Muhammed, over the demise of the cleric.

    He said that the late Chief Imam had by all standards proved his worth by promoting Islamic jurisprudence in the entire Igbomina land.

    Alhaji Sulu-Gambari also commiserated with the entire members of Ajase-Ipo Muslim Council, immediate and extended families of the deceased, friends and sympathisers within and outside the community.

    He prayed Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the deceased, accept his good deeds and admit him in Al-Janatul Firdaus.


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  •  The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has commended the Ilorin Emirate Durbar Committee on the success recorded at the 2022 edition of the festival held immediately after the Eid el Kabir Sallah celebration in July The Emir who is also the Chairman Kwara Council of traditional rulers made the remark on Wednesday at his palace while receiving report of the event from the committee The traditional ruler expressed satisfaction with the quality and magnitude of attendance recorded at the occasion the cultural festival particularly the colorful participation of Gov AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in the festival The emir further said that he was excited with the quality of time energy and resources deployed by members of the committee before during and after the event saying the facts speaks for themselves He highlighted ways through which the annual programme could be improved upon in order to attain global reputation and sustain the aspiration of cultural enthusiasts The first class traditional ruler however urged the committee to work harder for the subsequent editions to record more astonishing success He assured the committee of his readiness to always support and effectively discharge his responsibilities prayed for them for making him and other indigenes of the Emirate proud Mr Suleiman Alapasanpa the Chairman of the main organising committee appreciated thanked the Emir for the opportunity given him and other members to serve the people of Ilorin Emirate through the committee Alapasanpa who is also the Danmasani of Ilorin told the Emir that the 2022 edition of the festival garnered quality support and affections of stakeholders within and outside Nigeria He noted that international organisations such as the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation UNESCO National Tourism Development Corporation National Theatre National Institute for Cultural Orientation among others participated The chairman assured of more auspicious participation and support in the subsequent editions of the event and thanked the Emir for his consistent fatherly advice to the committee He acknowledged the generous contributions of the state government and many indigenes of the Emirate saying that without those support the success recorded would not have been possible Alapasanpa revealed that the committee had began preparations for the next edition of the festival adding that they will ensure that the 2023 edition would be the best in the history of the festival He also thanked the traditional title holders in the Emirate Council of Ulamas honorary titleholders princes and princesses as well as members of Ilorin community for their participation and warm receptions during the festival The chairman later presented a written report photo album and other souvenirs produced by the committee to the Emir NAN reports that the chairman was accompanied to the Emir s palace by the National President of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union IEDPU Alhaji Aliyu Uthman the secretary of Trust and other members of the committee NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Durbar: Successful hosting of durbar excites Emir of Ilorin
     The Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has commended the Ilorin Emirate Durbar Committee on the success recorded at the 2022 edition of the festival held immediately after the Eid el Kabir Sallah celebration in July The Emir who is also the Chairman Kwara Council of traditional rulers made the remark on Wednesday at his palace while receiving report of the event from the committee The traditional ruler expressed satisfaction with the quality and magnitude of attendance recorded at the occasion the cultural festival particularly the colorful participation of Gov AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in the festival The emir further said that he was excited with the quality of time energy and resources deployed by members of the committee before during and after the event saying the facts speaks for themselves He highlighted ways through which the annual programme could be improved upon in order to attain global reputation and sustain the aspiration of cultural enthusiasts The first class traditional ruler however urged the committee to work harder for the subsequent editions to record more astonishing success He assured the committee of his readiness to always support and effectively discharge his responsibilities prayed for them for making him and other indigenes of the Emirate proud Mr Suleiman Alapasanpa the Chairman of the main organising committee appreciated thanked the Emir for the opportunity given him and other members to serve the people of Ilorin Emirate through the committee Alapasanpa who is also the Danmasani of Ilorin told the Emir that the 2022 edition of the festival garnered quality support and affections of stakeholders within and outside Nigeria He noted that international organisations such as the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation UNESCO National Tourism Development Corporation National Theatre National Institute for Cultural Orientation among others participated The chairman assured of more auspicious participation and support in the subsequent editions of the event and thanked the Emir for his consistent fatherly advice to the committee He acknowledged the generous contributions of the state government and many indigenes of the Emirate saying that without those support the success recorded would not have been possible Alapasanpa revealed that the committee had began preparations for the next edition of the festival adding that they will ensure that the 2023 edition would be the best in the history of the festival He also thanked the traditional title holders in the Emirate Council of Ulamas honorary titleholders princes and princesses as well as members of Ilorin community for their participation and warm receptions during the festival The chairman later presented a written report photo album and other souvenirs produced by the committee to the Emir NAN reports that the chairman was accompanied to the Emir s palace by the National President of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union IEDPU Alhaji Aliyu Uthman the secretary of Trust and other members of the committee NewsSourceCredit NAN
    Durbar: Successful hosting of durbar excites Emir of Ilorin
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    Durbar: Successful hosting of durbar excites Emir of Ilorin

    The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has commended the Ilorin Emirate Durbar Committee on the success recorded at the 2022 edition of the festival held immediately after the Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) celebration in July. The Emir who is also the Chairman, Kwara Council of traditional rulers, made the remark on Wednesday at his palace while receiving report of the event from the committee.

    The traditional ruler expressed satisfaction with the quality and magnitude of attendance recorded at the occasion, the cultural festival, particularly the colorful participation of Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in the festival.

    The emir further said that he was excited with the quality of time, energy and resources deployed by members of the committee before, during and after the event, saying “the facts speaks for themselves”.

    He highlighted ways through which the annual programme could be improved upon in order to attain global reputation and sustain the aspiration of cultural enthusiasts.

    The first class traditional ruler however urged the committee to work harder for the subsequent editions to record more astonishing success.

    He assured the committee of his readiness to always support and effectively discharge his responsibilities, prayed for them for making him and other indigenes of the Emirate proud.

    Mr Suleiman Alapasanpa, the Chairman of the main organising  committee,appreciated thanked the Emir for the opportunity given him and other members to serve the people of Ilorin Emirate through the committee.

    Alapasanpa, who is also the Danmasani of Ilorin, told the Emir that the 2022 edition of the festival garnered quality support and affections of stakeholders within and outside Nigeria.

    He noted that international organisations such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), National Tourism Development Corporation, National Theatre, National Institute for Cultural Orientation, among others, participated.

    The chairman assured of more auspicious participation and support in the subsequent editions of the event and thanked the Emir for his consistent fatherly advice to the committee.

    He acknowledged the generous contributions of the state government and many indigenes of the Emirate, saying that without those support the success recorded would not have been possible.

    Alapasanpa revealed that the committee had began preparations for the next edition of the festival, adding that they will ensure that the 2023 edition would be the best in the history of the festival.

    He also thanked the traditional title holders in the Emirate, Council of Ulamas, honorary titleholders, princes and princesses as well as members of Ilorin community for their participation and warm receptions during the festival.

    The chairman later presented a written report, photo album and other souvenirs produced by the committee to the Emir. NAN reports that the chairman was accompanied to the Emir’s palace by the National President of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union (IEDPU), Alhaji Aliyu Uthman, the secretary of Trust and other members of the committee.

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