” I am very proud of the character of the sons and daughters of Nupe Kingdom. Anytime you hear of the male or female, Christian or Muslim, is always of good tidings ”.
These were the appreciative words of His Royal Highness, The Etsu Nupe of Nupe Kingdom, Alhaji (Dr.) Yahaya Abubakar CFR.
Dr. Abubakar eulogized the new turbaned Sarkin Yakin of Nupe Kingdom, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, His Royal Majesty noted, that Gana is an illustrious son of the Nupe Kingdom who has distinguished himself in the service of his fatherland Nigeria, and therefore, is worthy of the honour bestowed on him as the Sarkin Yakin of Nupe Kingdom.
In the same vein, the former Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Professor Ade Abolurin thanked the Etsu Nupe for honouring the citizens of Nupe Kingdom and Nigeria, to stimulate them to contribute and work more not only for Niger state, but for Nigeria.
Abolurin highlighted that the occasion is historic because Niger state has been producing and has produced a very worthy personality in the paramilitary even the NSCDC, his successor, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu.
Professor Abolurin congratulated his successor for distinguishing himself in the service of his fatherland. He admonished Gana, that to whom much is given much is expected, that from now on he should see himself as the helper of the people. He should also see to it that he supports the Etsu Nupe in the administration of the Kingdom.
Professor Abolurin prayed for peace in the state and Nigeria.
The Sarkin Yakin (THE WARLORD OF THE NUPE KINGDOM), Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, thanked the Almighty God for honouring him amongst his people in Bida, Niger State. He promised to work for the good of all mankind.
TO GOD BE THE GLORY
ACC EMMANUEL OKEH