Kaduna Refinery condoles host community over death of Etsu Chikun 

Posted by News Express | 22 July 2021 | 417 times

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By GARBA MUHAMMAD,Kaduna

Kaduna Refining and Petrochemicals Company (KRPC) on Thursday paid a condolence visit to the Council of Chief and family of the late paramount ruler of the host community,  the Etsu Chikun (formerly Sa Gbagyi), Dr. Danjuma Barde.

The Managing Director (MD) of KRPC, Engr. Ezekiel Osarube, represented by the Executive Director Services (EDS) Dr Abdullahi Idris, extolled the virtues of the late paramount ruler for ensuring a sustainable peaceful coexistence between the refinery and the host community. 

He described the late Etsy Chikun as a father of peace, while assuring of "a continuous harmonious relationship with the host community and more community impact investment from the KRPC and NNPC family that would better the lives of youth, women and general members of the community."

The Deputy Manager (DM) Quality Control, Emmanuel Ajiboye offered a Christian prayer on behalf of KRPC for the soul of the departed Etsu Chikun.

The first class chief died at the age of 67 at 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna, on Wednesday, after a protracted illness.

He was buried at his palace at Ungwan Romi, Chikun local government.

He was appointed SA Gbagyi I of Kaduna State on December 29,2000 and installed on January1,2001 as third class chief.

In a move aimed at rewarding diligent and hardworking traditional ruler, Governor Nasir el-Rufai had in 2018 approved his elevation to Etsu a first class chief of Chikun.

•PHOTO: The Executive Director Services (EDS) Dr Abdullahi Idris (m) who represented the Managing Director (MD) of KRPC, Engr. Ezekiel Osarube with some council of chief during the condolence visit at Ungwan Romi over the death of the Etsu Chikun (formerly Sa Gbagyi) Dr. Danjuma Barde


Source: News Express

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