President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates Emir of Suleja, Alhaji Mohammed Awwal Ibrahim, on his 80th birthday, September 8, 2021, joining family and friends to celebrate with the traditional ruler on the auspicious occasion.
The President felicitates with Niger State Traditional Council, Suleja Emirate Council and all indigenes on the milestone, which highlights the career of Emir of Suleja, starting out as lecturer, registrar, permanent secretary and joining the political fray to be first elected Governor of Niger State in 1979.
President Buhari believes Alhaji Ibrahim’s extensive work experience, serving in many capacities in public service, remains an asset to his community, state and the country, commending his diligence, discipline and focus in delivering results.
As the royal father turns an octogenarian, the President notes his contributions to nation building, which includes accepting to serve as Chairman of the Niger State Government’s Committee on Reformation of Almajirci, further revealing his passion for education.
The President prays that the Almighty God will grant the Emir of Suleja longer life, good health and strength to continue in good works.
Special Adviser to the President
(Media & Publicity)