Atiku felicitates with Etsu Nupe at 70
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has felicitated with the Etsu of Nupe and Chairman of Niger State Council of Traditional Rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, on his 70th birthday anniversary.
Wazirin Adamawa, in a goodwill message on Sunday to mark the Etsu’s birthday anniversary signed by his media adviser, Paul Ibe, also described the monarch as an enabler of peace and harmony.
He said, “Etsu Nupe is a remarkable gentleman and an amazing enabler of peace and harmony whose contributions in this regard are immeasurable.”
The PDP presidential candidate paid tribute to Yahaya’s impressive record of promoting peace and harmony among all Nigerians under his domain and his passion for pursuing these goals.
The statement read in part, “Atiku, who is also the Wazirin Adamawa, explained that since he acceded to the throne, Yahaya Abubakar has always identified himself with efforts to achieve peaceful coexistence among Nigerians, adding that his military background played a significant role in his commitment to promoting harmony.
“The former Vice President also praised the Etsu Nupe for bringing tradition in line with the challenges of modernity as part of his efforts to enhance the development of his people in a fast-changing world.
“As you celebrate your 70th birthday anniversary, I extend to you my warmest best wishes on this significant milestone in the journey of your remarkable life of service to your people and Nigeria at large. May Allah grant you more good health, strength and wisdom in the service of your people”.