SAN Sule Ogwu Felicitates With Dr Salifu On Traditional Title
A forefront Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Usman Ogwu Sule felicitates with a renowned Banker and Board room guru, Alhaji (Dr) Isa Salifu on his conferment of the title of ‘Omachi Ejeh Dekina’ by the Ejeh of Dekina and Ag Chairman, Igala Area Traditional council, HRH (Dr) Alhaji Usman Obaje, OON, CIK, FIJN come Saturday, May 15.
The felicitation message is contained in a statement released and made available to journalists in Abuja, Sunday, May 9th, 2021.
SAN Usman Sule said that, “Dr Isa Salifu, my brother is an amiable, humble and a goal getter.
“He has over the years distinguished himself in every ramifications, humanity, Accounting, banking, youths empowerment and a philanthropist.
“He recently bagged his Doctorate degree from the Nasarawa State University. He is a fellow of many professional associations. It is hoped that this title will spur him more to serve the Igala Kingdom, Kogi State and Nigeria.
“I pray Dr. Isa good health and long life to a man of destiny.”, SAN Usman concluded.
The conferment of the Traditional title is expected to take place at the palace of HRH, Ejeh Dekina, 10.00am prompt.
Dr. Isa Salifu’s career in the banking sector spanned over three decades with immense contribution to the growth and development of the Banking sector in Nigeria through strategic inputs in repositioning process of the sector.
He held various top management positions in many Banks, including Intercontinental Bank, Diamond Bank, the Polaris Bank (Afribank), Eco Bank and others. He has left an indelible footprint on the sand of time in the banking industry.
More so, Dr. Salifu, is a Community leader, Philanthropist and Opinion Moulder that has contributed greatly to the Igala nation, Kogi and Nigeria at large, leveraging his contacts and roles in empowering many Nigerians in the Banking and other sectors of the economy. Dr Isa was particularly instrumental to opening up of branches of banks in Kogi East that ensured massive micro-empowerment of both young and the old.
His community services adorned across both Kogi and Nigeria, as he has assisted in the building of many Churches and Mosques, sponsored both Christians and Muslims to Jerusalem and Makka, respectively, across Igala land, Kogi state and Nigeria. His life of religious tolerance is exemplary and worthy of emulation, particularly at this time in our nation building efforts.
Dr Salifu placed many people on scholarships both within and outside the country and has been a rallying point to all community activities in Agbeji, his ancestral home, Kogi East, Kogi State and Nigeria at large. He has equally given tremendous support to schools and capacity building initiatives across the land.
Dr Salifu has been consistent, dependable, reliable and trusted; therefore earning the admiration and trust of His Royal Highness, Ejeh Dekina and his Council for his continued selfless service to humanity and Igalaland, hence the conferment of the Omachi Chieftaincy title, a High Chief title.
He is the Head of Salifu’s family in Agbeji and the son of late and foremost Madaki Agbeji, Alhaji Salifu Egah (Aju Akwu) who passed on in 1993.
Expected at the occasion to felicitate with him, are dignitaries from all walks of life, family members, colleagues, well-wishers, all and sundry to grace the event as a man of the people.