State House Press Release
President Buhari Congratulates Enyi Of Aba, Eze Ikonne At 89
President Muhammadu Buhari joins the Abia State Traditional Council in celebrating His Royal Majesty, Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba, who turns 89 years today.
President Buhari congratulates the people and government of Abia State, the Ohaneze Ndigbo, family members and friends of the royal father, who is one of the oldest to ascend the throne in the South East, having spent 43 years ruling his domain.
The President commends the royal father’s patriotism, foresight and unflinching support for the unity of Nigeria, with his consistency in counselling leaders for peace, recommending the rule of law and encouraging his kinsmen to always work for the larger goal of building a one great nation.
President Buhari affirms that the royal father’s large heartedness, forthrightness and maturity had greatly ensured stability and development in his community over the years, especially his long-held passion for promoting the virtues of good education, entrepreneurship and neighbourliness among the youths.
The President prays that the almighty God will grant the octogenarian more wisdom, good health and longer life to continue serving his people, and the country.
Special Adviser to the President
Media & Publicity
January 1, 2018