By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
The new Attah of Igala, Mathew Opaluwa Ogwuche Akpa II, will officially receive the Staff of Office in March 2022.
In a statement signed on Friday, February 11, by the Kogi State Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Barr. Salami Momodu Ozigi Deedat, the state government, invites the public to the official installation and presentation of the Staff of Office to the new Attah of Igala, Mathew Opaluwa Ogwuche Akpa II, by the Kogi State Governor, Yahya Adoza Bello.
The statement scheduled the installation as follows: “Date: Friday, 4th March 2022. Venue: Attah Igala Palace. Time: 9 am”.
It is also noted from the statement issued that there will be a presentation of the Staff of Office to other traditional leaders. The statement partly reads:
“Presentation of Staff of Office to other concerned traditional rulers holds the next day (Saturday 5th of March, 2022). Time: 10 am. Venue: Muhammadu Buhari Civil CENTRE, Opposite Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Lokoja”