The Kogi State Commissioner For Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Engr Bashiru Gegu, has described His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Abdulrasaq Isah Koto, who is also the Chairman, Lokoja/Kogi traditional Council as a Royal Icon who’s ten year reign has brought positive development to Igu Kingdom.
Engr. Bashiru Gegu in a message to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the ascendance to the revered throne of his ancestors, described the 10th year glorious reign of the Ohimege testimonial as one with unprecedented development and achievements.
Engr. Bashiru notes with emphasis that the tenth year reign of the Ohimege has truly succeeded in building an enduring legacy on the trail of his forefathers and has established a successful brand as a builder of strong bridges of understanding and brotherhood across Nigeria in just one decade.
Another outstanding testimony of the Ohimege’s legacy’s, Engr. Bashiru explained is that he has consistently used his exalted position of leadership in building true friendship with the other traditional institutions across the country, a feat that has made the exalted throne of the Ohimege to maintain its respect and earned global acknowledgment.
Your Royal Majesty’s achievements that your reign has recorded especially in bringing about interfaith harmony amongst religious beliefs, championing the cause of national unity, and working assiduously to prevent ethnic disharmony marks you as a man divinely placed for the growth and development of Igu kingdom.
” Your Royal Majesty, Your hard earned reputation as an inspirational, strong and visionary leader; as a relentless bridge builder and a missionary for hope and your constant message of peace, love and harmony have endeared you to the hearts of all Nigerians, thus making we your subjects, with dignity and confidence and to be proud of your leadership”.
” As a revered icon of our time. Your Royal Majesty, has been adjudged to be one of the most influential and respected Traditional Ruler’s in the country on the basis of the influence that you reign has benefited the Igu kingdom, Kogi State and Nigeria as a whole”.
” As a royal and authority icon who represents an epitome of humility and wisdom. I make bold to say that you have stayed at the forefront protecting the unity and integrity of our State as it concern the track of peace, growth and prosperity.
” Permit me therefore to on this special occasion pray that may the Almighty Allah bless His Royal Majesty, our great and magnanimous Ohimege and grant you long and successful reign. I join other well-meaning Nigerians to celebrate the 10th radiant year of the reign of a great icon of our time, and a royal father of the nation. I do this with a good memory of your achievements, great joy in the good stories of today and soaring hope in the years to come.
Congratulations Gabaidu, the Lion.