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Emir of Ilorin Installs Hanafi as 7th Daudu Agaka

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Hanafi Kawu Agaka

The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Traditional Council, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has installed Alhaji Hanafi Kawu Agaka as the new Daudu Agaka of Ilorin.

The new traditional chief hails from the Shitta Alimi Oroganloye family ruling house, ROYAL NEWS reports.

The new Daudu Agaka and family members

Alhaji Sulu-Gambari who described the installation of the new chief as a tradition in line with the culture of the Ilorin Emirate, urged him to use his wide experience and connections to promote the community.

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Shortly after his installation, the Alhaji Hanafi Agaka exchanged pleasantries with other kinsmen and Daudus in full royal regalia to become the 7th Daudu Agaka of Ilorin.

Brief Profile

Hanafi Kawu Agaka was born on July 19th, 1961 into the Orangaloye ruling family of Ilorin. He has held several positions until his appointment to the respected stool of illustrious forebearers on July 6th, 2019 by the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman of the Kwara State Traditional Council,  Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari in recognition of his worthwhile leadership qualities.

He succeeded his late father who was the immediate and 6th Daudu of Agaka and first Dan Iya of Ilorin, late Alhaji Ibrahim Kawu Agaka who died last year.

Sepaking after the installation, Alhaji Hanafi thanked the Emir of Ilorin, for giving him the opportunity to serve his people and expressed delight on his emergence as the 7th Daudu Agaka.

He therefore promised to serve the community and Ilorin Emirate with sincerity of purpose.

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