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All Hail The New “GIWAN DOMA”, As Nigeria’s Envoy to Sierra Leone Is Crowned.

All roads leads to the ancient town of Doma, the headquarters of Doma Local Government Area of Nassarawa state, Nigeria for the coronation of Nigeria’s envoy to Sierra Leone, Ambassador Henry Omaku who recently was crowned as ‘Giwan Doma’.

The event was attended by Cream de la Crème within and outside Nigeria including the former Chief of Army Staff now Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai (retd), Sen. Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and former deputy governor of Nassarawa state, Mr. Silas Agara’.

Other dignitaries at the epoch making event were the state deputy governor, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, Andoma of Doma, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmadu Ogah, the Andoma of Doma chiefdom who was the host of the occasion, Chun Mada, Chief Samson Gamu Yare amongst top government functionaries and politicians, captains of industries and eminent sons and daughters of Doma chiefdom, home and in diaspora.

The Andoma of Doma, Alhaji Altitu Ahmadu Ogah, while turning the recipient, Ambassador Henry Omaku as ‘ Giwan Doma’ with English translation: The Elephant of Doma Chiefdom’ extolled the virtues of the Ambassador, saying the immense contribution and the friendly disposition of the Ambassador endeared him the traditional title.

Speaking at the occasion, Nassarawa state governor, Alhaji Abdullahhi Sule lauded Ambassador Henry Omaku for promoting Nigeria’s image to Sierra Leone and the outside world 

Represented by the state’s deputy governor, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, governor Sule remarked that the appointment of Henry Omaku by President Muhammadu Buhari as High Commissioner to the Republic of Sierra Leone was not a mistake considering his capacity and his wealth of experience.

Chairman of the occasion and former Chief of Army Staff now Ambassador to Republic of Benin , Lt. Gen. Yusuf Buratai (retd)  congratulated the celebrant and encouraged him to continue to do good things Nott only to Doma traditional council but to Doma chiefdom, Nassarawa state and the country at large.

In his remark, the celebrant, Ambassador Henry Omaku (Giwan Doma’ Chiefdom), appreciated the Andoma, Alhaji Altitu Ahmadu Ogah for the tittle and for Nassarawa state government doe the honour done him and promised to justify the confidence reposed on him, saying the conferment of the traditional title will spur him to the server humanity more.

Ambassador Henry John Omaku who did not hide his feeling during media interview during the coronation ceremony has this to say: “I am highly excited particularly at this very moment. This is a moment of jubilation, a moment that will remain  indelible in my life because am being honours with a very big  traditional Title from my traditional institution by head of traditional ruler of the Andoma of Doma”

“Today is a big thing God has designees at this particular time that I will be picked out of many and be bestowed with this traditional tittle.. it is something that is designed by God Almighty  and this is the time and, that is why I have been singled out, at this particular time  to coronated today or turban today as  the Elephant of Doma.” I will always try my possible best  in serving humanity and leave the rest for God to judge”

”  This is very significant as you can see me in tears of  joy .you can see the mammoth crowd that have come out Today, you can see the qualities of personalities that came to grace this occasion both home and abroad here today so I feel highly deep honours been single out of thousands to be honoured today.  It is something that will make someone to shed tears and a so many things that will make me she’d tears but today is a tears of joy I thank God Almighty”

” I wish to use this medium to advise youth to try to do their best in our society and to be the best people in the country, the best people in Africa, best people in the world and emulate the good virtues of our fathers so that our society will be a good society, our people will be good and all the youth will have a better future, so I want to call on the youth to embrace peace, love and unity irrespective of their religion, tribe and where we are come from as soon as we do that we will have tolerance for each other and the society will be good for all”

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