Traditional Rulers Are Partners in Progress- Yahaya Bello
Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaha Bello says his administration will continue to uphold the rule of law in selection of traditional rulers in the state.
Governor Bello stated this in Ugwolawo during the Coronation of Alhaji Akwu Obaje as the new Eje Ofu in Ofu Local Government area of the state.
Speaking through his Senior Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Patrick Onogu, Governor Bello said, the role of Traditional Institutions could not be overlooked due to their significant roles in ensuring peace, unity and good governance.
He appealed to Traditional Rulers to compliment Government efforts in ensuring adequate security of Lives and Property for citizens.
In a goodwill message, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado bayero represented by the Zanann Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ahmad Sadiq urged the new Eje Ofu to rule his subjects with justice and the fear of God.
In his acceptance Speech, the Eje Ofu, Alhaji Akwu Obaje promised to work with relevant Authorities to ensure good welfare for his subjects and called for total support from the people of Kogi state.