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Buratai Bags Top Igbo Chieftaincy Title

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The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority." —Ken Blanchard

His Excellency,  (Lt.Gen.Rtd) Ambassador Tukur Yusufu Buratai CFR, has been conferred with a top traditional title, Ochiagha Dike Eji Ogu- Aguleri by His Royal Majesty, Dr. Mike Idigo V. Igwe of Aguleri Kingdom during the 124th Annual Ovala Aguleri fiesta on Saturday, January 6th, 2024.

The chieftaincy title which means the brave warrior that leads his troops to battle was conferred on him for his patriotism, courage and impacts on the good people of Anambra and Aguleri in particular during the era of insecurity. 

While eulogising him, the former governor of Anambra, His Excellency, Chief Sir Willie Obiano FCA,CFR appraised the sterling roles Buratai played in saving him and the people of Aguleri from several imminent crises. He admitted that since the inception, Aguleri has never seen the crops of quality dignitaries that followed him to the ceremony, a testament of the impactful life of  Buratai.

Also, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Mike Idigo V. Igwe of Aguleri Kingdom revealed that the decision to bestowed such a chieftaincy title on him was not a mistake. He charged him to see himself as an Aguleri from today.

“ I want you to know that Aguleri has become your second home. Confidently pride yourself as naturalised Aguleri indigene. But remember that the bond established today is a symbiotic one”

At the conferment ceremony on Saturday, Buratai appreciated Chief Obiano for the friendship and the Igwe too for counting him worthy of such a title.

Interestingly, the high octane event was witnessed by high powered dignitatries. Some of the royal dignitaries were HRH Mustapha Umar Mustapha II, CON (Emir of Biu/Head of Delegation), Oba ( Dr.) Adekunle Makama Oyelude, CON, Olowu of Owu-Kuta, HRH Dr. Chindo Shehu Yamusa- Emir of Keffi, HRH Dr.  Bashir Albashir Bukar- Emir of Machina, HRM Kabiyesi Hameed Oluyude Makama, TEGBOSUN III (CON) Chairman, Supreme Council of all Owu Obas- Olowu of Owu Kuta Kingdom, Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu Birma, Birma of Biu, Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed- Dan Masani of Biu, Rear Admiral Abdul Biu Adamu (Rtd) OFR - Shettima of Biu, Brig-Gen Abdullahi Dadan Garba (Rtd)- Zannah of Biu,Alhaji Hussaini Adam- Galadima of Biu, Alhaji Usman Lawal- Makaman Keffi, HRH Oba  Nureni Abioye- The Olu of Bode-Osi, Dr. Kazeem Adio- The Onigege of Igege Kingdom.

Others are, Adeosun lamidi Lt Gen, Usman S.K Brig-Gen, Kyari Mohammed Prof., Adamu M M, Musa A.H justice, Manzo Ahmed Dr, Abdulmalik Biu Maj-Gen, Rear Admiral Abdul Adamu Biu, Ribadu jafaru Hon, Mohammed U.G Dr, Galadima Hussain Adam, Mari Umar Mohammed, Efeovbokhan Mathias Maj-gen, Teidi M.B cdre, Ezugwu Victor Maj-Gen,  ALI M.G Maj Gen, Muktar Nasiru Usman Major Gen, Dadangarba Abdullahi Brig Gen amongst others.

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