Emir of Ilorin marks 21st coronation anniversary, solicits prayers for leaders

The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has urged the people of Ilorin Emirate and Kwara State at large to continue to pray for Nigerian leaders and the peaceful coexistence of Nigerians.

The monarch made the call during a special prayer marking the 21st anniversary of his ascension to the throne.

Sulu-Gambari thanked Allah for taking him thus far and  ensuring that Ilorin Emirate and Kwara State continued to develop since he took over the royal mantle.

He also noted that his experience  during his days as a judge had prepared him for the stool of his forefathers, adding that the job of traditional rulers required wisdom, patience, tolerance and perseverance.

While leading other Islamic scholars in the prayers,  the Imam Imale of Ilorin,  Alhaji Abdullahi AbdulHameed,  prayed Allah to grant the monarch long life and good health.

He said Ilorin Emirate had recorded numerous achievements in the last 21 years and urged the emir to be steadfast in prayers for his subjects and the nation at large.