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Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Egba warlords congratulate Nigeria Envoy to UK, Tunji Ishola

By Our Correspondent


The Egba traditional warlords, the Ologun and Olorogun Council of Chiefs in Egbaland, have congratulated Alhaji Sarafa Tunji Ishola, on his appointment as Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.

In a congratulatory message issued and signed by the Balogun of Egbaland, Chief Sikirullahi Olatunde Atobatele and copy of which was sent to Our Correspondent, The Chiefs said the appointment of Chief Ishola is a merited one.

They congratulated Chief Ishola on his newly appointment as Nigerian Envoy to UK by President Muhammadu Buhari early this year after his confirmation by the National Assembly.

The Egba warlords in the message highlighted the virtues of the newly appointed envoy to UK, saying that his attributes as a seasoned politician and administrator earned him the exalted position.


The letter stated: “We write to formally congratulate you on your appointment as the Nigerian High Commissioner to United Kingdom. We know you have worked hard to reach this level, and we are so happy that you have done the grind and you have paid your dues.

“We also have no doubt in our mind that you possess attributes that have prepared you for the exalted position as the Nigerian Envoy to the United Kingdom

“We appreciate your outstanding and wonderful contributions to the group. Your regular attendance, logical contributions and financial commitments at our meetings, have largely contributed to the advancement of the activities of the Ologun and Olorogun Council of Chiefs in Egbaland. This is noted and appreciated by all.

“It is our prayer that the Almighty Allah that has seen you to this point will continue to guard and guide you always. Therefore on behalf of all the Ologun and Olorogun in Egbaland, we felicitate with you and pray that Allah will give you the Grace of a successful.”