Niger state Governor,Abubakar Sani Bello has felicitated with the Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers and Kontagora Emirate as the 6th Emir of Kontagora, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Saidu Namaska marked 47 years on the throne.
Governor Sani Bello in a congratulatory message said the over four decades reign of the emir has further solidified the unity, growth and development of the emirate which his predecessors laid the foundation.
He said the fatherly role exhibited by the emir has improved the already existing harmonious coexistence of all diverse groups in the emirate in particular and the state as a whole.
Governor Sani Bello, noted that the octogenarian emir, who is the second in command in the state Council of Traditional Rulers has always advocated the need for peaceful co-existence amongst various ethnic and religious divide in the emirate and state at large, which has gone a long way in uniting the emirate and by extension the state .
“You have indeed remaind consistent in carrying out fatherly role to all your subjects without discrimination which has further strengthened the peaceful co-existence in your domain. I pray that Allah will continue to give you more wisdom on how to lead your subjects right”.
He also prayed Almighty Allah to grant him more years and strength, sound health and the wisdom to always stir his subjects in the right ways.
The Governor further enjoined the people of the emirate to continue to support the emir and emulate his good virtues especially by accepting and embracing agriculture which is one of the mainstay of Kontagora Emirate
Governor Sani Bello prayed Allah to grant the Sarkin Sudan many more years accompanied by His limitless blessings .