Kupa Community Debunks Claims, Says Writers Are Faceless

By Our Reporter

Kupa Community in Lokoja Local Government has debunked claims on issues relating to the process of selecting new paramount ruler (Maiyaki of Kupa) describing the group as faceless which no one will take serious.

A traditional title holder in the community, who never wanted his name in print said the claims by a faceless group published in an unknown online blog that the kingdom does not have a define Kingmakers is false and an insult on the people and the entire kingdom and it stand condemn, calling it an “Aberration”.

The community leader said from time immemorial, Kingmakers are the only recognized, established institutions saddle with the responsibility of selecting a new Maiyaki in the event of any vacuum as it is today.

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“Kupa is a peaceful community that is not known for any kind of crisis. The selection process is ongoing and progressing peacefully without hindrance.

“The attempts by some ambitious and overzealous individuals to hide under the vacuum in the Kingdom to to say the Kingdom has no kingmakers is laughable.

“The kingdom has age long Kingmakers and Traditional council known as (Majelisa).No true son and daughter of the soil will speak ill of it’s revered institutions”.

“If the king Kingmakers and Majelisa is not properly define as claimed by the faceless group, why then all the contenders submitted their letter of intents to the two highest bodies? Nobody can change the roles, Kupa community is greater than any individual interest”, he said.

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Shielding more light on the claims by the faceless group about the purpoted celebration, the traditional tittle holder said what took place was simply a family affairs over the GBAMACHE Ruling House for a rancour free choice of the house and nothing more, saying many believe in some quarters that there will be disagreement among GBAMACHE House.

According to him the celebration signified two things, peace and popularity over the family choice and nothing more.

He said; ” it is wrong for the faceless group to allude to it as an avenue or recipe for chaos, which is not.

He commended all the contenders for indicating their interest before the kingmakers and the peacefully conduct of all the candidates.


The Kupa community thanked the Lokoja Traditional council headed by the Maigari of Lokoja His Royal Highness Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Maikarfi for his role so far in handling the Maiyaki stool affairs.

The leader assured the government and the relevant authorities headed by the amiable Governor Yahaya Bello that the kingdom will remain peaceful and accept the choice of the kingdom Kingmakers and Majelisa.

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