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Nigerian Lawmaker Describes Late Agwatyap As Peace Maker

By Mohammad Ibrahim

imageKaduna (Nigeria) — Member Representing Jaba/Zangon Kataf Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Sunday Marshal Katung has described late Dr. Harrison Yusuf Bungwon Agwatyap (a traditional ruler) as a peacemaker.

The lawmaker also expressed great shock over the demise of the royal father.

A statement signed by Sunday Marshal Katung also commiserated with the Atyap traditional council and Kaduna state at the moment of the mourning.

“He devoted his life to the progress of his people in the areas of agriculture, education and socioeconomic development of Atyap people and Kaduna State as a whole.

“The late Agwatyap was well known for his promotion of peaceful coexistence of the people irrespective of their religion and where they come from.

“The Chief would therefore be remembered for his wisdom, tolerance, love for peace and agricultural development in Kaduna State. The North has lost one of its respected and revered Royal fathers.

“On behalf of the constituency, I therefore commiserate with the Royal family of the Atyap traditional council, the Government and the good people of Kaduna state over the passing on of HRH Dr. Harrison Yusuf Bungwon,” his statement says.

He further prays that God grant the late Chief eternal peace in Heaven.

The late First Class chief aged 67 years, had been on the throne since 2005.

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