Ilorin — IlorinThe Kwara State Authorities has appointed Mohammed Kudu Kawu because the 14th Emir of Lafiagi in Edu Native Authorities Space of the state, ending days of intense lobbying by prime indigenes of the group.
Kawu’s appointment adopted the demise of the previous emir, Alhaji Sa’adu Kawu Haliru on the Abuja Nationwide Hospital early this month on the age of 86, after spending 46 years on the throne.
The demise of Haliru had sparked curiosity from distinguished indigenes of the group, together with former a governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Shaaba Lafiagi and his sons to fill the hitherto vacant stool.
Kawu, it was gathered, was a supervisor within the defunct Skye Financial institution (now Polaris) in Kano State earlier than his new elevation to the throne.
An official assertion on behalf of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq yesterday by means of the press secretary of the Ministry of Chieftaincy Affairs, Oba Azeez, congratulated the brand new monarch, describing it as a nicely deserved appointment.