President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, sends felicitation to Alhaji Mohammed Awwal Ibrahim, the Emir of Suleja in Niger, who turns 80 on September 8, 2021.
The president’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement released by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, titled ‘President Buhari greets Emir of Suleja, Alhaji Mohammed Awwal Ibrahim on 80th Birthday.’
The statement read in part, “The President felicitates with Niger State Traditional Council, Suleja Emirate Council and all indigenes on the milestone, which highlights the career of Emir of Suleja, starting out as lecturer, registrar, permanent secretary and joining the political fray to be first elected Governor of Niger State in 1979.
“President Buhari believes Alhaji Ibrahim’s extensive work experience, serving in many capacities in public service, remains an asset to his community, state and the country, commending his diligence, discipline and focus in delivering results.”
President Buhari also noted traditional ruler’s contributions to nation building, which includes accepting the post of the Chairman of the Niger State Government’s Committee on Reformation of Almajiri.
He prays that the God will grant the octogenarian longer life, good health and strength to continue in good works.