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40 Year Old Graduate Of Nasarawa State University Replaces Late Father As Sarki Bwari In Abuja

A 40 year old graduate of the Nasarawa State University, Alhaji Awwal Musa Ijakoro has been appointed to mount the throne of Sarki Bwari in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), which his father, Alhaji Muhammad Musa Ijakoro occupied until he died on August 29 this year.
The appointment of the new Sarki Bwari has been approved by the minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, under the relevant sections of the FCT Chiefs (Appointment and Deposition) Act, 1997 and in accordance with established customs and traditions of the Bwari Chiefdom. The nomination of Alhaji Awwal Musa Ijakoro was endorsed by the Bwari Kingmakers.
Alhaji Awwal Musa Ijakoro was born in Bwari on June 9, 1977. He did his primary and secondary education in Suleja and Kwali respectively.
He holds a Diploma in Public Administration from the University of Abuja and a B.Sc Public Administration from Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
Until his appointment to the throne of Sarkin Bwari, he was the Chiroman Bwari.
Commenting on the appointment, the minister said that the exalted traditional office of Sarkin Bwari demands high sense of responsibility, maturity and commitment.
He implored Alhaji Awwal Musa Ijakoro to strive to uphold those virtues at all times even as he asked all stakeholders, particularly the people of Bwari Chiefdom to live in peace with each other. [myad]