Lukman Mustapha celebrates Emir of Ilorin on 83rd birthday

By Sheriff Ibrahim

The Executive Director of Loans and Mortgage Services (L&MS) at Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mallam Lukman Olayiwola Mustapha has felicitated with the Emir of Ilorin, and Chairman, Kwara State Traditional Council, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, on the occasion of his 83rd birthday.

This was contained in a statement released and made available to the newsmen in Ilorin on Saturday.

Mustapha popularly known as Rebirth Captain, also congratulated the monarch for the monumental achievements that has characterized his reign as the 11th Emir of Ilorin, in terms of unity, peace and socioeconomic development of Ilorin Emirate and her people since his ascension of the throne of his forbearers.

The banker turned politician noted that “the positive socioeconomic transformations witnessed under Maimartaba’s reign is not unconnected with the sterling leadership qualities that he brought to bear in discharging his duties as the custodian of cultural heritage of the Ilorin Emirate.

“I seize this opportunity of the auspicious occasion to pray that, the Almighty Allah grant our father, the Emir of Ilorin many more of this day ahead, laden with good health, fullness of joy and more socio-economic development of the Emirate”, he added.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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