• APC chieftain Saliu Mustapha becomes new Turaki, as PDP chieftain Baraje appointed Tafida Ilorin
The Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Dr Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has conferred some illustrious sons of Ilorin with new titles.
The appointments were made public Thursday at a mini Durbar organised at the palace of the Emir.
Dr Alimi AbdulRazaq, elder brother to Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was named the new Mutawalle of Ilorin.
The renowned lawyer wears the shoe after his late father, Alhaji AGF AbdulRazaq.
In a similar development, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Saliu Mustapha was appointed the new Turaki of Ilorin.
Mustapha has contributed enormously to the growth and development of Ilorin through several interventions.
His new role was last occupied by former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki who also took it after his father, the late Kwara strongman and political juggernaut, Dr Olusola Saraki.
Similarly, famous Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Alhaji Kawu Baraje has been appointed the new Tafida of Ilorin.
Baraje who was formerly National Chairman of the PDP is also an eminent son of Ilorin who has been supportive of the Ilorin Project in his own ways.
Others are: Alhaji Sakariyau Onimago, Shetima of Ilorin; Alhaji Yakubu Garba Gobir, Madawaki of Ilorin; Sheikh Sulaiman Faruq Onikijipa, Grand Mufti of Ilorin; Sheikh Yakub Aliagan, Sarkin Mallami of Ilorin; Sheikh AbdulKadir Oba Sholagberu, Mallam Ubandoma of Ilorin; Alhaji Abolakale Kawu Agaka, Dan Iyan of Ilorin.