Fayemi Congratulates Kano Emir On 50th Coronation Anniversary

June 15, 2013

PRESS RELEASE

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, on the 50th anniversary of his ascension to the throne.

The Governor in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olayinka Oyebode, described Alhaji Bayero as a bridge builder and a committed figure to the unity of the Nigerian federation.

Dr. Fayemi noted that the Kano monarch is a highly detribalized Nigerian who has used his position to assist governments at various levels to ensure stability in the polity especially when the  corporate existence of the country was threatened.

 He pointed out that the Kano city has witnessed tremendous socio-economic development under the emirship of Alhaji Bayero and has assumed a pre-eminent importance in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

 Dr. Fayemi also praised Alhaji Bayero for bringing his diplomatic skills to bear on his royal duties noting that Kano has become a melting pot for Nigerians and other Africans of various descents.

 The Governor further described the Emir as a selfless servant of the people of Kano Emirate and a compassionate philanthropist who is ever ready to assist the less privileged.

He stressed that the Emir has demonstrated this in his services to the country as a  public servant, senior police officer, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Senegal, royal father and a religious leader of international repute.

Governor Fayemi prayed God to grant Alhaji Bayero more fruitful years on the throne and more selfless service to humanity.

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