The man, His Royal Majesty Oba Moses Babatunde Etombi, the Agbana of Isanlu Kingdom
HRM (Oba) Moses Babatunde Etombi, was born to the Family of Mr and Mrs Ephraim Etombi in Shendam, Plateau State 15th of July 1965.
He was raised by a workaholic grandmother Late Madam Esther Etombi from age 2, he is a product of a native commerce which he learned by assisting his grandmother to hawk twice a day first in the morning and at noon, the selling of Akara made the young Moses popular among his peers and assisted him to get enrolled in western education.
He completed his First School Leaving Certificate and got admitted into the prestigious Titcombe College, Egbe on merit in 1978, although not on the bed of roses as he needed to work during the holidays to raise his school fees by hawking and doing other menial jobs.
In 1984, he got admitted into ECWA Health Technology, Kagoro, Kaduna State, he was the only candidate out of 64 candidates that wrote the exams in the former ECWA United District Church Council Egbe, he resumed but could not continue due to finance as he could not afford #2,000 and he left for Ilorin in order to work and save money for his further studies.
He was employed as a salesman in Oluyori Bottling Company, Ilorin Depot, Maker of POLAR drinks from Isanlu, from his savings he furthered his studies by seeking admission at the Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa then the old Plateau State where he bagged National Diploma in Business Administration and Management.
As a student in Nasarawa, he was still shuttling Nasarawa to Abuja for jobs just to complete his school.
He later settled in Abuja and started his working carrier as Dispatch Driver with British High Commission and later got employed in Nicon Transcorp Hotel, former Nicon Noga Hotel, Abuja as a Casual Worker for two years before becoming a permanent staff in 1996 as Supervisor in Front Office.
His Royal Majesty got married to former Miss Modupe Kadiri in Abuja in the year 1994 and their marriage is blessed with wonderful children.
His Royal Majesty questing for more knowledge secured vacation to complete his Higher National Diploma in year 2000 at Akwa Ibom Polytechnic, Ikot Osura.
He later joined Coscharis Motors Limited a subsidiary of COSCHARIS GROUP, Abuja as a Customer Care Manager in 2006 in the after sales Department and he also worked as Logistics Manager in Sales Department.
His Royal Majesty did not rest in searching for deeper knowledge enrolled for Post Graduate Diploma in Criminology at Kaduna Polytechnic which he completed in the year 2011.
During sheer hard working in the organization, he was nominated to attend a prestigious course in BMW Academy in BMW Academy in Munich, Germany for Certificate Course in Special Sales Competence in Security and Authority Vehicles in 2013 and 2014 for level 1&2.
He attended so many courses and seminars during these periods and also received several certificates and awards including Chieftaincy title one of it is the Bashorun of Makutu Isanlu. He is an Elder in ECWA Church Goodnews, Kubwa Abuja, Patron of Boys Brigade, Choir, and member of board of Trustee of a Christian Outreach Ministry Christ Oriented Assembly and Rev. Wayo Foundation for Orphan and Widows.
Oba Moses Babatunde Etombi ,the new Agbana of Isanlu is having a lot of things that God naturally endowed to him.
He is the most educated Oba to ascend the throne.
He is the first selected Oba of Isanlu without external influence,the first Oba to be appointed without Nupe or European nomination or advise.
The process of selection was the most peaceful,most easy ,most transparent ,most acceptable and most applauded in the history of Isanlu Kingdom.
Oba Moses Babatunde Etombi is a good administrator who has a sound wisdom and understanding of the Culture, Customs and tradition of Isanlu Kingdom.He has visited all the towns and villages that makes up Iisanlu kingdom.He is conversant with the peculiarities of each of the Components of Isanlu Kingdom.He can speak ,understand and interpretes all the proverbs, cognomen and wise sayings in the Land.
To say that our king is dynamic, pragmatic and resourceful without mentioning his humility,fear of God and loyalty to constituted authorities will not be a complete statement.We have a God sent man on the throne of Isanlu Kingdom.