President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated His Royal Majesty, Matthew Alaji Opaluwa Oguche Akpa on his investiture as Ata Igala, saying the monarch will bring a wealth of experience to the throne of his fathers.
This was contained in a statement titled ‘Buhari congratulates Ata Igala, Matthew Alaji Opaluwa Oguche Akpa on investiture,’ by Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina on Thursday.
The statement reads, “President Buhari felicitates with the Kogi State Traditional Council, kingmakers, sons and daughters of Igala nation on the historic event, which further highlights the rich culture and tradition of the people.
“As His Royal Majesty ascends the throne, the President urges dedication to the growth and well-being of his people, and support for the government in promoting peace, unity and progress, especially in civic responsibilities.
“President Buhari prays that Almighty God will guide the royal father in the discharge of his duties, particularly in encouraging strong moral values and respect among the youth.”