30th July, 2021
By AbdulFatai Beki
Alhaji Mohammed-Kudu Kawu, director north central of Polaris Bank has become the new Emir of Lafiagi in Kwara state.
He succeeded Alhaji Saadu Kawu-Haliru who died on July 8.
His appointment was announced today by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq.
The appointment was in conformity with the powers conferred on the governor by Chiefs Appointment and Deposition Law. .
The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Aliyu Saifudeen presented the appointment letter to the first-class traditional ruler on Friday.
The presentation was done on behalf of Governor AbdulRazaq.
Saifudeen congratulated the new emir on the well-deserved appointment.
He reminded Mohammed-Kudu that the appointment had put him in good stead to build a bridge of harmony, understanding, tolerance and peaceful coexistence among his people.
The new emir praised Allah for making the occasion a reality.
He said he would be fair to all and carry everyone along in the discharge of his responsibilities.
Kawu also assured that he would promote peaceful coexistence.
He would also participate in the programmes and policies of the state government.