28th July, 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja rejoiced with the Asaba people, the government, and the people of Delta on the 98th birthday anniversary of the Asagba of Asaba, Prof. Chike Edozien.
In a congratulatory message, the president noted that the 31-year reign of the Asagba had translated into development, peace, and cohesion between the people of the state and the entire country.
“I rejoice with the people of Asaba and indeed Delta, who must be very proud to have one of the most respected traditional rulers in the country.
“Your passion for the well-being of your subjects, Delta, and the nation is legendary. Your devotion to development and peace in all facets is quite commendable and worthy of emulation,’’ the president noted.
President Buhari affirmed that the Asagba is noted for his scholarly disposition as well as protection of traditional institutions and values.
He noted that the traditional ruler had never refrained from using his wealth of knowledge and experience to offer good and timely advice to people in positions of authority.
“As God almighty blesses you with long life, my prayer is that the country will continue to benefit from the wisdom and generous thoughts emanating from the throne,’’ President Buhari prayed.