A member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency, Oyo State, Hon. Shina Peller, has congratulated Hon. Saidu Musa Abdullahi (SMA), Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Finance, on his coronation as the first Gwarzo (Hero) of Nupe Kingdom.
Hon. Peller’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement shared on his social media platforms, where he described the new Gwarzo of Nupe, who represents Bida/Katcha/Gbako federal constituency at the House of Representatives, as the man of the people who is ever driven by the desire to touch lives positively.
In the same vein, Hon. Peller commended His Royal Highness, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar (CFR), Etsu Nupe, who doubles as the Chairman, Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, for his well informed decision to confer his colleague with the royal title.
In addition, he stated that the conferment is a confirmation of Hon. Saidu Musa Abdullahi as a true hero that he is, and called on all traditional rulers in the country to prioritize identifying young vibrant, patrotic Nigerians and ensuring that they occupy prominent positions in their institutions. He explained further that by so doing, they will be indirectly contributing to societal development right from their immediate communities.
The statement read in full:
“I congratulate my dear brother and colleague, Hon. Saidu Musa Abdullahi (SMA), Deputy Chairman, House Committee on Finance, on his coronation as the first GWARZO (Hero) of Nupe Kingdom.
“Overtime, SMA, as he is fondly called, has proven to be a kind-hearted man who is loved by his people, and I commend His Royal Highness, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar(CFR), Etsu Nupe and Chairman Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers for his informed decision to confer him with the revered title.
“Hon. Saidu has remained consistent in his humanitarian activities especially in the areas of touching the lives of his people; he has always been driven by the desire to turn around his community positively.
“Indeed, this recognition by His Royal Highness is a testament of Hon. Saidu Abdullahi’s worth as a hero that he truly is, as he represents the generational change that our traditional institutions need.
“I call on all our revered royal fathers from every part of the country to take the lead in nation building by identifying and giving vibrant, innovative, successful young Nigerians in different fields and ensuring that they occupy prominent positions in our traditional institutions.
“When we have strong traditional institutions dominated by young humanitarian, patriotic Nigerians who have excelled in different spheres of life, it will aid societal development right from our immediate communities.
“I pray that God gives my dear brother the required wisdom, understanding, strength and sound health to discharge his new roles as GWARZO of Nupe Kingdom effectively. Amen. #ayederoofyorubaland.”
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