Saturday, 12 December 2015

Sultan Consoles Benue Over Tor Tiv

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday commiserated with Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State over the death of the Tor Tiv IV, Orchivirigh, Dr. Alfred Akawe Torkula.

In a condolence letter delivered to Ortom at the Government House in Makurdi by the Sarkin Yakin Bingi, Alhaji Kabir Usman Abdulwahab, the sultan said the death of the Tiv paramount ruler was a huge loss to the Tiv nation, the state and Nigeria.

The sultan described the late Tor Tiv as an ardent custodian of the African culture, saying his life was worthy of emulation.

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