Gov. Yahaya Bello presents staff of office to new Attah Igala.
Written by News Room on March 5, 2022
Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has presented the staff of office to the new Attah Igala, Mattew Opaluwa, describing the process as one that conformed to tradition, equity and fairness.
The governor said that the process of installation was a departure from previous practices which was marred with crises, violence and destruction of lives and properties.
Bello also urged the Attah Igala to use his revered stool to ensure the peace, progress and development of the Igala Kingdom.
The Attah of Igala in his response appreciated the governor who under his leadership ensured that due process was followed in the process of selecting him to ascend the throne of his fore- fathers, appreciated his brothers, who offered a hand of fellowship to him after he was chosen, promising to work with them for the good of the people, the Igala Kingdom and the state.
Other royal fathers present were the Sultan of Sokoto, Mujammadu Abubakar, Olu of Warri, Etsu Nupe, Tor Tiv, Aku-Uka Wukari, amongst others.