The longest serving traditional ruler in the Federal Capital Territory FCT is the Emir of Bwari, late Alhaji Musa Ijakoro.
He spent over 40 years on the throne before joining his ancestors.
Bwari is about the largest area council in the Federal Capital Territory spreading from Kubwa, Mpape, Shere, Ija, Kau, Ushafa, Jika, Kuchiko, Dawaki, Izom to Kabusu and beyond.
In 2002, The Boudry University in the United States of America conferred an honorary doctorate degree in Humanities on the Emir of Bwari, Alhaji Musa Mohammed Ijakoro.
The second class emir, who had been on the throne since 1976 was nominated for the award by the senate of the university . The nomination by the senate was communicated to its regional office in Africa based in Nigeria.