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Emir of Ilorin harps on patriotism, commends Saliu Mustapha’s generosity

The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Council of Emirs and Obas, Alhaji(Dr.) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, CFR,has urged well-to-do indigenes of Ilorin to always give back to the community in order to derive more divine blessings.

In a statement made available to News Hub Mag! and signed by the National Publicity Secretary of Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union, (IEDPU), Abubakar S.Imam, Alhaji Sulu-Gambari stated this at his palace on Monday while presenting a vehicle donated by a prominent son of the Emirate,Mallam Saliu Mustapha,to the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressive Union.

The Emir said that evidences abound in the history of the Emirate showing that those who contributed immensely to the development of the community reaped abundant harvest,which also extended to their progenies.

He, therefore, commended the donor of the vehicle for his patriotism,generousity and services to the Ilorin Emirate,over the years,saying that history would be kind to him and others who played one active role or the other in the growth and development of the community.

The Emir while handing over the key to the vehicle,which he received from the donor,Mallam Saliu Mustapha to the Ag.
National President of the Union,Alhaji Yahaya O. Ahmed,enjoined the Union not to rest on its oars by always projecting the image and interests of the people of Ilorin Emirate.

Receiving the key to the vehicle after the benedictions of the Emir for the donor,the Union and the community, the Ag.National President thanked the donor for redeeming his pledge,which, he said,he made a few weeks ago.

Alhaji Ahmed assured that the vehicle would be used in advancing the cause of Ilorin Emirate as he urged other of the Emirate to emulate the spirit of generousity of the donour by offering their quotas to community development.

The event was graced by many dignitaries including the National Secretary of the Union,Prof.A.S.M.Afunku;the Chairman of the Central Zone of the Union,Alhaji S.A.Alaya;the Treasurer,Alhaji M.Sebutu;the National Auditor,Alh.Garuba Jimoh,a former National Publicity Secretary of the Union,Alhaji Abdulwahab Saliu and the Chairman of the 2019 National Conference Committee,Alhaji AbdulRauf Babatunde Issa(Hajj Young),among several others.

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