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Buhari congratulates Attah Igala on coronation

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday joined the people and government of Kogi State in celebrating the investiture of the Attah Igala...

President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday joined the people and government of Kogi State in celebrating the investiture of the Attah Igala Kingdom, Alhaji Matthew Opaluwa Oguche.

The president, in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, lauded the four ruling houses for a choice most befitting, and reflective of the values of the revered tribe.

Buhari rejoiced with sons and daughters of Igala Kingdom, at home and diaspora, for the processional coronation of the royal father, who would carry on the good works of his predecessors in upholding and promoting age-old cultural icons, most significantly the betterment of the domain.

He noted the importance of the procession to national heritage, with the confluence state serving as reference for elevating the beauty of Nigeria’s history as the historic event unfolds in Lokoja.