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ATTAH OF IGALA


Title: Attah of Igala
Full Name: Aliyu om Obaje
Lineage: Attah
Coronation: 20-10-1956
Palace: na
State: Kogi
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His Royal Majesty (HRM) Alhaji Aliyu Ocheja Obaje is the paramount ruler of the Igala Kingdom in Nigeria.

He holds the title of Attah,Igala. The Attah's palace (the seat of power in the Igala Kingdom) is located in the ancient city of Idah.

Born in 1920, Dr. Aliyu Obaje was the youngest person ever to be installed as Attah Igala. He mounted the stool at the age of 36.

HRM Aliyu Obaje ascended the throne on the October 20, 1956 following the death of his predecossor. HRM Ameh Oboni.

He is one of the longest serving monarchs in Nigeria.

HRM Aliyu Obaje is currently the chairman of the Kogi State council of Traditionalal chiefs.

Having served as the Attah Igala for fifty years, HRM Aliyu Obaje is a household name among the Igalas and indeed a majority of Nigerians.

He holds the Nigerian national honour of GCFR (Grand Commander of the Federal Republic).





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