FCT Minister Expresses Sympathy To Karu Chiefdom Over Etsu’s Passing

Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, minister of the Federal Capital Territory, expressed his condolences to the Karu Chiefdom on the passing of Etsu Karu, HRH Emmanuel Kyauta Yepwi, the Sa’karuyi of Karu.

The FCT Minister characterized the late Chief as a wise man who made a significant contribution to the growth of his domain as he led a delegation of senior FCT Administration officials on a condolence visit to the palace of the Etsu Karu on Sunday, April 16, 2023…..CONTINUE READING

The Minister, who was represented by Mr. Olusade Adesola, the FCT Permanent Secretary, also paid tribute to the late Etsu of Karu as a man of peace, an example of wisdom who was well-versed in the tradition, and traditions of his people, adding that his reign brought peace, stability and development to Karu Chiefdom and indeed the FCT.

The Minister, also noted that the FCT the guidance and counsel of the late Etsu will sorely be missed, however prayed that Almighty God will grant the royal father eternal rest and his family and the Karu Chiefdom, the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Speaking on behalf of the Palace, the District Head of Jikwoyi, Mr. Nicodemus Machi, appreciated the FCT Administration for the condolence visit to the Karu Chiefdom and prayed that the good relationship between the Palace and the FCT Administration will continue to flourish.

Also speaking, Senator representing the FCT at the National Assembly, Phillip Aduda, thanked the FCT Minister for coming to commiserate with the Karu people and for his support.

The Senator however, said that, in line with the tradition of the chiefdom, the formal declaration of the transition of the late Etsu would be made on Saturday, April 22nd, to be followed by other traditional burial rites.

Other dignitaries present during the visit include the Secretary, FCT Transportation Secretariat, Abdullahi Adamu Candido, the Chairman FCT Secondary Education Board, Yahaya Musa Arada, Members of the Traditional Council of Karu and Directors in the FCTA, among others…..CONTINUE READING