Maigari Lokoja pledges peace, unity of emirate 

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The newly installed Maigari of Lokoja,  Kogi state, His Royal Highness Alhaji Ibrahim Gambo Kabir Maikarfi 1V has promised to prioritise the issues of  peaceful coexistence among all the diverse ethnic groups in Lokoja in order  to promote development of the emirate and the state in general.

Kabir, whose appointment was recently approved by Governor Yahaya Bello as the new Maigari of Lokoja, commended the governor and promised to justify the confidence reposed in him.

The royal father stated this in his palace after he was turbaned as the Seventh Maigari of Lokoja on Thursday by the Kingmakers led by Talban Lakwaja, Rtd Air Marshall Ndatsu umaru which was witnessed by the Chief Imam of Lokoja, Sheikh Muhammadu Aminu Sha’aban.

While assuring that he would continue with the good legacies of his predecessors, the monarch maintained that priority attention would be given to the unity and development of his people.

He thanked the kingmakers for bestowing the position of Maigari on him, saying “I thank all those responsible for my appointment, kingmakers, ruling houses and the Governor for confirming and approving my appointment.”

The monarch said  he was touched by the show of affection for his person by the people of Lokoja local government Emirate Council that trooped out to  congratulate him after he was confirmed of  by His Excellency the executive governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello

He thanked all the royal families for their support and sportsmanship adding that ” it’s time to unite for the peace, unity and development of our community.