The minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has commiserated with the Karu chiefdom over the death of the Etsu Karu, HRH Emmanuel Kyauta Yepwi, the Sa’karuyi of Karu.
The minister, who led a delegation of senior officials of the FCT Administration on a condolence visit to the palace on Sunday, described the late chief as a person of wisdom, who contributed immensely to the development of his domain.
The minister, who was represented by the FCT Permanent Secretary, Mr. Olusade Adesola, also eulogized the late Etsu of Karu as man of peace and an epitome of wisdom who was steeped in the culture and traditions of his people, adding that his reign brought peace, stability and development to Karu chiefdom and indeed, the FCT.
Speaking on behalf of the palace, the District Head of Jikwoyi, Mr. Nicodemus Machi, appreciated the FCT Administration for the visit and prayed that the good relationship between the palace and the FCT Administration will continue to flourish.
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Also speaking, the senator representing FCT at the National Assembly, Phillip Aduda, thanked the minister for coming to commiserate with the Karu people and for his support.