As part of his contribution to the success of the forthcoming Ilorin Emirate Durbar celebration, A Stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Hon. Mashood Mustapha has donated N10 million to host the event.
Mashood who made his donation during a meeting with the Ilorin Durbar committee on Wednesday explained that the N10m will be distributed as follows; N5M to the durbar committee, N1Million to the Durbar football competition, N2Million for the Maintenance of Ilorin mosque, N1M each to the Ilorin Emirate Descendant Progressive Union (IEDPU) and Ilorin Emirate Youth Development Association (IEYDA).
According to him, The Gesture is to contribute his quota in making the 2022 Ilorin Durbar a success and also to encourage his contemporaries to come around and give support.
The former member of the House of Representatives for Asa/Ilorin West Federal Constituency added that his donation is not a political gesture.
Mashood who described the Durbar as a cultural event which as rejuvenated the Culture and heritage of Ilorin Emirate, pledged to always support the Cultural event.
He however call on sons and daughters of Ilorin Emirate irrespective of political parties to support the Durbar committee in making the event a success.
Receiving the donation, The Chairman of the Durbar Committee, Engr Sulyman Yahaya Alapansanpa appreciated Mashood Mustapha for the donation, charged all sons and daughters of Ilorin to Emulate his gesture in making the program a success.
Our correspondent reports that The Durbar which showcase the culture of Ilorin Emirate will take place a day after Eid el Kabir celebration at Emir of Ilorin Palace.