Southern Kaduna leaders celebrate as Abigail Katung assumes Mayor of Leeds City  

The elders and leaders of Southern Kaduna community have felicitated with the wife of the senator representing Kaduna South senatorial district, Mrs. Abigail Marshall Katung, over her inauguration as the 130th Lord Mayor of Leeds City, United Kingdom.

The leaders under the umbrella of Southern Kaduna Leadership Council (SKLC), praised Mrs. Katung’s spirit of hard work, commitment and service to humanity.

In a goodwill message made available to Blueprint, the chairman of the council, Elder Ishaya Dary Akau, said Katung’s election as the first African descent into that position is a demonstration of the spirit of hard work, resilience, commitment and service to humanity for which the people of the region are known.

While urging her not to disappoint the people of Nigeria in her new office, Elder Akau prayed for God’s wisdom, courage and foresight as she takes up the new position.

Similarly, the Agwam Kajju II, HRH Luka Kogi Yabuwat, in a message, congratulated Mrs. Katung for making the Kajju nation proud with her resounding accomplishments and expressed the hope that her reign would bring total turn around to the people and the community she represents.

It would be recalled that in January 2024, Mrs. Abigail Marshall Katung was elected as Lord Mayor of Leeds under the Labour and Co-operative Party, succeeding AI Garthwaite.

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