The 2019 Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated His Royal Majesty Matthew Alaji Opaluwa Iguche Akpa, on his installation as the new Ata of Igalaland.
Waziri Adamawa in a statement on Thursday in Abuja described the investiture of the new Ata of Igalaland as timely and of immense importance.
He added that the new monarch has all the leadership attributes to sail the ship of his people to a fruitful destination.
“The new Ata Igala is remarkably versatile, knowledgeable, equitable and experienced in human management and sustaining ancestral cultural heritage. He’s capable of fusing innovation with tradition and creating a conducive atmosphere for genuine peace, progress and development, Atiku added.
The former Vice President urged Igala people and other citizens of Kogi State to warmly embrace and cooperate with the new Ata to make his reign would be prosperous and peaceful.
He also advised that, as a good leader, the new Ata of Igalaland must not yield to distraction, lest he loses out on his vision and destination.