Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has congratulated Dr Alimi AbdulRazaq, a renowned legal practitioner and entrepreneur on his installation as the new Matawali of Ilorin, Kwara State.
The royal turbaning of the new Mutawali, who is the elder brother of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, was performed by the Emir of Ilorin, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, in his palace.
Mutawali means Chief Economic Adviser to Ruler of an Emirate.
Osinbajo said the new Mutawali, who had been his acquaintance of many years, had creditably acquitted himself in the legal profession, philanthropy, investments in education, among others.
Present at the event were the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, state governors, members of the National Assembly, members of the Federal Executive Council, service chiefs, among others.