Photos: Saraki Conferred With ‘Wazirin Ilorin’, Title Last Held By His Father
Over the weekend, the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, was conferred with the traditional title ‘Wazirin Ilorin’ by the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, at a Special Thanksgiving Prayer Session organized by the Emirate over the recent victory of Saraki at the Supreme Court on his case with the federal government over allegations of false asset declaration.
By the elevation, Saraki who is also Turakin Ilorin becomes the fourth Waziri Garin, succeeding his father, the late Dr. Olusola Saraki who held the title until his demise in 2012.
Announcing the elevation, the Emir said it was in acknowledgement of the Senate President's passion for the development of not only the emirate but the whole of Kwara as well as his political exploits that have brought fame to the state, particularly Ilorin Emirate. Three more photos below…
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