By KEMI KASUMU
No fewer than 52 traditional rulers from across the nation on Friday stormed tbe ancient Palace of Bida, Niger State for the 20th coronation anniversary special prayers in honour of Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, as the 13th Etsu Nupe.
The DEFENDER reports that Etsu Yahaya Abubakar, a Retired General, was until his ascension to the throne the Director of Foreign Operation at the Nigerian Army Headquarters in Abuja.
Present at the sepcial prayer was the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi Adewale, Telu I, Etsu Lapai, Etsu Agaei, Etsu, Emir of Lafiagi, Emir of Shonga, Etsu Tsaragi and Emir of Kagara,
Others included Andoma of Doma, Emir of Minna, Emir of Azara, Emir of Kazaure among others.
In his remarks, Alhaji Aminu Ado-Bayero, who spoke on behalf of other traditional rulers, thanked Allah for the special gestures gifted to the Etsu Nupe and further confirmed that the celebrant is a cheerful giver that loves his people and Nigerians at large.