By Lawrence Olaoye
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the Paramount Ruler of Aba, Dr. I. A. Ikonne Enyi 1, as “reservoir of wisdom and knowledge who is a fountain of inspiration for present and future generations.”
Congratulating the Paramount Traditional Ruler on his 91st Birthday Anniversary, President Buhari said “I am proud and delighted to celebrate with you on this remarkable occasion of your long and eventful journey of life.”
According to the President, “living to 91 years of age and presiding over the affairs for 45 years is a milestone in the life of the individual and God has been kind to you for preserving you for this remarkable lengths of time in the service of your people.”
The President told the Paramount rulers that “you are not only the custodian of your people’s rich tradition and culture, but you are also an encyclopedia of knowledge and wisdom whose advice is highly valued by successive governments in the country.”
“I pray to Almighty God to protect you, grant you more wisdom, good health and many more years on earth to continue to render service to your people and humanity at large”, the President added.