Astute Banker, Eco Bank Zonal General Manager,Alhaji (Dr) Isa Harrie Salifu was on Saturday honoured by the Ejeh of Dekina and Ag Chairman Igala Area Traditional Council,HRH Alhaji Usman Obaje as the new Omachi Ejeh Dekina.
The event took place amidst heavy down pour at the palace of the paramount ruler in the ancient Dekina town.
The Ejeh Dekina said Dr Salifu was coronated from his records of community service,social services, hardwork and humanitatian gesture.
The Igala Area Traditional Council chairman urged well placed people in Igala land to demonstrate the affectionate attitude displayed by the recipient to ensure the accelerated developement of Igala kingdom.
Dignataries at the occassion which included heads of parastatatals of federal government agencies,seasoned Bankers,top civil servants,high callibre of organised private sector leaders,community leaders, traditional leaders/rulers,all sing the praises of Dr Chief Isa Harrie Salifu.
In their seperate words,Ag Director General National Broadcasting Commission NBC, Professor Armstrong Idachaba,DG National Productivity Centre NPC,Dr Kashim Akor,Managing Director, Developement Bank of Nigeria DBN,Dr Tony Okpanachi congratulated Dr Salifu and described him as a passionate Igala man yearning for the growth and advancement of its citizens.
Reacting to the coronation after his installation at a reception in Agbeji his country home,Dr Chief Isa Harrie Salifu stressed his desire to continue with his trend of community service and human emancipation as it is an innate disposition and naturally endowed.
He expressed his overwhelmness by the presence of dignataries,well wishers that graced the occassion and thanked all and sundry for honouring the occassion.