Dear our beloved Father Royal Majesty
Dr. Mathew Alaji Opaluwa Oguche Akpa ii, Chairman Igala Area Traditional Council and President Kogi State council of Chiefs.
Congratulations for the conferment on your Royal Majesty the Nigerian Special National Honours Award “Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR)” as your 59th birthday gift.
Being No.16 on the list of the 75 Nominees in this category is in recognition of your quality and meaningful contribution at fostering a consistent peaceful co.existence amongst the 3 senatorial districts in the complex Confluence Kogi State of Nigeria.
Your Royal Majesty’s handling of domestic issues in your domain and uniting the Kogi TRIPOD called EBIGO is making waves across the globe as Igalas at home and in the diaspora are in love with your simplified humble and refined Leadership model pushing our tradition and cultural values notches up.
Gaabaidu, your Majesty,s resolves to quickly bring all Igalas together to understand, appreciate and sink their differences for a holistic development of the kingdom is unrivalled and highly salutory.
May your Reign and this National rewarding Award be the beginning of the enthronement of Igalas wherever we are and in whatever vocations our hands lay on.
Congratulations once more wishing Your Majesty more International peace Ambassador awards in the years ahead to the glory of God and in service to the Igala kingdom in particular
Hon Salifu Isah Idachaba,
Kogi State Commissioner For Culture and Tourism.