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How late Taraba monarch, Aku Uka guided me in governance – Lalong



Simon Bako Lalong, the Governor of Plateau State has admitted that he benefited so much from the wealth of knowledge of the late conventional ruler of the Kwararafa Kingdom in Taraba State, Dr. Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi, Kuvyo II.

The Governor, who made this identified when he paid a condolence go to to the household of the normal ruler in Wukari Native Authorities Council of the State, admitted that the late Aku-Uka guided him in governance.

He stated “I’ve learnt so much from the late monarch who was a father to me and plenty of others”, including that “he always jogged my memory of the have to be honest, simply, humble and peaceable in all my actions.”

Urging the Jukun nation, the State and the nation at massive to carry tenaciously to his legacies and phrases of knowledge, he famous that the late monarch “has guided me in governance the place he stays enthusiastic about unity, forgiveness, dialogue and tolerance.”

Describing the passage of the Aku Uka as “painful”, he stated there was comfort by the truth that the monarch lived a fruitful and lengthy life, the place, in response to him “he impacted positively on the fortunes of his individuals and society at massive.”


Lalong who was of the view that the late Aku-Uka’s phrases of knowledge will perpetually stay indelible from the minds of those that got here throughout him, stated he “demonstrated a excessive sense of patriotism, peace and goodwill in the direction of all method of individuals regardless of their backgrounds.”

Aligning with the governor, the Lengthy Gamai of Shendam in Plateau State, Miskoom Hubert Shaldas III, additionally admitted that the 45 years reign of the late king was full of achievements that ignited peace and progress to the land.

Stressing how his reign improved the lives of the Jukun individuals, Gamai nation, which in response to him has its roots within the Kwararafa Kingdom, he stated won’t stop from remembering its roots.

A former deputy governor of the State, Dr. Samuel Danjuma Gani, who responded on behalf of probably the most senior conventional title holder within the palace, affirmed that the respect and honour accorded to the monarch in dying and in life won’t ever be forgotten by the individuals of the dominion.

The Aku-Uka who handed on final Friday on the age of 84, as learnt by DAILY POST, was the chairman, Taraba State Council of Conventional Rulers.

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