Hon Matthew James Avabee has congratulated His Royal Highness, the Taru Okpokitipo of Esusu Clan, Mallam Ibrahim Ohida, over the recent upgrading of his traditional stool to 3rd class status.
In a congratulatory message made available to newsmen in Lagos on Wednesday, Avabee lauded the style of leadership of the monarch, while reigning as a ungraded class ruler, urging him to sustain the tempo as 3rd class chief in Kogi state.
He expressed confidence that the monarch’s unprecedented accomplishment coupled with his great wealth of experience, wisdom and knowledge as medical practitioner and Taru Okpokitipo of Esusu clan, will be demonstrated on the new status without stain.
Avabee charged the newly upgraded traditional ruler to be up and doing, stating that there is no doubt that he will make positive impact as he brings his leadership, great wealth of experience and enormous goodwill to assist the good people of Esusu Clan and Obehira/Okengwe by extensions.
He used the opportunity to appreciate New Direction Government of Governor Yahaya Bello in Kogi for his regard for traditional institutions in the state.