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Gobir Praise Emir Of Ilorin On Palliatives, Donates 2.5 Million Naira

A prominent son of the Ilorin Emirate and the Waziri Hausa, Waziri Yakubu Gobir has commended the Emir of Ilorin, His Royal Highness, Mai Martaba, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu Gambari CFR, on his efforts to relieve families in Ilorin from the hardship brought about by the Covid-19 lockdown.

Waziri, whose foundation  distributed food worth over 20 Million Naira to residents of Kwara State earlier this month, said “it is imperative to support our respected Emir, on this brilliant initiative, particularly because the holy month of Ramadan and obligatory fasting will start in a few days." Alhaji Gobir donated 2.5 Million Naira, and enjoined all other well meaning individuals to also contribute in any way they can.

Waziri Yakubu Gobir, a grandson of the first Waziri of Ilorin noted that the role of Traditional Institutions and Traditional Rulers can never be over emphasized, saying they are the closest to the people, thus, they know how best to assist them.

He applauded the Emir, for the kind gesture and prayed that almighty Allah should reward him abundantly, and grant him the strength and long life to continue to move the entire Emirate forward. Waziri Gobir then prayed that Almighty Allah should accept our supplications in the month of Ramadan, forgive us, and save us from the scourge of the COVID - 19 virus.

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