Attah Of Igala Dies At 102

Alhaji Aliyu Obaje
By SaharaReporters, New York

The Attah of Igala, Alhaji Aliyu Obaje, the highest-ranked traditional ruler within the Igala ethnic group largely in the central Nigerian State of Kogi, has died.  

His death was announced by the Kogi State government in Lokoja today, and thousands of people have been trooping to the palace.

Alhaji Obaje, who had been on the throne for over five decades, was also one of the longest serving monarchs in the country.  He was turbaned in 1956.

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A good look

The Elder statesman has served and gone. Who ever takes up the baton now should know he has a lot to do. Be relevant with the central government and have the interest of the people and the land at hearth.

painful death of attah lgala land.

may God grant attah lgalaland protect all family of attah , every lgala ethnic group in nigeria and forget us our sin and bless our nation nigeria oma lgala from odekpa in anambra dennis ukwujede.

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Its a big loss to the people. May the living learn the good path he left. car rent romania inchirieri auto in bucuresti

Point to note!

I want to appreciate the idea behind the above post which is to inform and educate the public on the subject.But in the spirit of truth and objectivity we must be careful not to misinform the very people we want to inform or educate.The Atta is not the Atta of Igala because Igala is not a place,town or city.He can be addressed as Atta Igala as better put.If you want to use 'of', you must add land.i.e Atta of Igala land. The second point i want us to note is, the Atta is not an emir hence, he cannot be turbaned. Atta institution is that of a father, King and priest of the Igala people. He is crowned and beaded with Oka Ayegba Omi' Idoko. Meanwhile, i once again salute your efforts at putting this write up and want to use this medium to encourage us to only push our culture and what is truly us. Thank you and GOD bless.

condolence

May Allah grant u favour n protect dos u left behind.ur greatiness is uncomparable.u hv perform Allah's agreement.save

condolence

Rip d most honoured king if his tym.may Allah gran him mercies in world over.

Agreed

To the point and written well, thank you for the information work from home opportunities

ATTAH IGALA RIP

ATTAH IGALA; MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE!

YOUR LEGACIES;
- LIVE AND LET OTHER LIVE
- PEACEFULL CO EXISTENCE

THE NEXT ATTAH TO BUILD ON THE ABOVE

ATTAH R.I.P

ATTAH R.I.P

GABAIDU!!! REST IN PEACE

HIS MAJESTY HAS GONE BUT HIS MESSAGE OF PEACE, LIVE AND LET OTHERS LIVE WILL CONTINUE TO LINGER ON IN THE ENTIRE IGALA LAND AND NIGERIA IN GENERAL. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE. WE PRAY FOR PROGRESS IN IGALA LAND.

Attah's dead

Here he said goodbye to nigerians, back to d creator, left with a marvelous example of a good leader, he has build a perfect peace among the Igala's that I believe can never be tier apart, he is good leader to learn frm, I wish the next to d throne 'll emulate and follow his step and also add perfect to that of he left to bring more unity to our land for more perfect being, we 'll miss him a lot, may he perfect soul rest in perfect peace.
Frm abocho
Dekina lgv.

Indeed A Legacy

His reign was characterised by peaceful coexistence among the different communities in Igala land regardless of their diverse religious and ethnic affiliations. The best we can wish is for this legacy to be upheld and emulated by all p

legacy

HE LEFT THE LEGACY OF PEACE.

IGALA PEOPLE CENTER OF UNITY

Nigerians need to learn alot from the Igala Kingdom Its a Kingdom without any form of Religious and Ethnic sentiments.Same family different beliefs knowing fully well that God will judge everyone separately. Attah has done well to sustain the goodwork of his fathers,may his soul rest in peace.

we all mourn the great monarch!!

As the news filtered into many ears, people waited patiently for a confirmation as there was no official announcement which has been the case in the past. But at last the wind over the palace became still and the faces of those that emerged from the palace of the great iroko tree wore no traces of smiles. The whole kingdom mourns his departure. Agabaidu!!!

A big loss

Its a big loss to the people. May the living learn the good path he left.

continue on what he has done

The next ATTAH should continue on what he has done

Adieu Atta Igala

It is tragic to read today of the death of Attah Igala, Aliyu Obaje. May his gentle soul rest in peace. His 56 years reign was peaceful for the Igala kingdom. We pray that the struggle for his successor will not bring intra-fighting as being experienced in some other lands. Let us demonstrate to the world that the Igalas are united by picking a successor without much problems.A bo mi Igala, me agba ukwu atta wa.

ATTAH

ATTAH GABA-IDU,AKA-KIACHE.CHODUDUKE,OJO KIDEDACHUGENYO AMIN GOOD NIGHT ATTAH IGALA

WHAT LEGACY HAS HE LEFT BEHIND?

I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LEGACY HAS THE LATE ATTAH LEFT BEHIND FOR HIS IGALA PEOPLE AND NIGERIA?

RIP ATTAH IGALA

May his soul rest in perfect peace. Ameen.

condolence letter

Our Royal father, the Atta of Igalaland, our Humble Royal father, longest serving chief in Nigeria, we missed you. Even thou you served a longer period, your death is not needed now as your wealth of experiene is most wanted by all young ones. May your gentle soul rest in perfect peace.
On behalf of my family and the entire sympathizers, I send this condolence message to those he left behind.

The death of Attah of Igala

Inna lilahi waina ilahin rajun, (From HIM we come and to HIM we shall return)

Agaba-idu, You have lived a fulfilled life. May ALLAH forgive you whereever you have gone wrong knowingly or unknowingly.
May Allah give your family the fortitude to bear the irepairable loss.
May the next ATTAH bring more progress to the Igala nation and substain our relative peace.
May ALLAH continue to protect us.

MAY ALLAH FORGIVE HIM AND GRANT HIM PARADISE

May Allah forgive him him and grant him Paradise, ameen.

ATTA's DEATH MONUMENTAL LOSS

The most respected traditional ruler of our time is gone.
Atta of Igala will be remembered by his legacy of being apolitical. He is not known to be frolicking with the evils of politics, the very reason he does not pay courtesy calls to political leaders. Rest in peace my Dear ATTA.

attah

from Allah we come and unto Him we shall return

My condolence to all igala nd nigerian at large.

InnaLILLAHI wa inna ilaiHI raji,un (4rm ALLAH we came nd to HIM we ar returning back) may d soul of alh. Aliyu obaje d attah of igala rest in perfect peace amin, nd may HE 4giv him ol his short comes nd blez him wt aljannatul firdaus amin summa amin.

Attah of Igala Dies at 102

GGAAAABBBAAAAIIIIDDUUUU...... lives on. May u live forever. Atta Igala Lives On. But Ali Obaje may be gone.

condolence

May the soul of the Attah of Igala rest in perfect peace and may ALLAH give the family and people of kogi state fortitude to bear the lost. may ALLAH grant him Aljanat Firdausi(Amin).

condolence

May the soul of the Attah of Igala rest in perfect peace and may ALLAH give the family and people of kogi state fortitude to bear the lost. may ALLAH grant him Aljanat Firdausi(Amin).

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