From AMEDU JOSEPH, Lokoja
THE Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftiancy affairs to Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state, Engr. Abubakar Ohere has set up a twenty three man committee saddled with the responsibility of putting up modalities for the presentation of staff office to the newly appointed and upgraded traditional rulers in the state.
Performing the inauguration at the Banquet Hall of the ministry of Local Government in Lokoja, Engr. Ohere said the inauguration will take place on Monday August 26, 2019 at the Confluence stadium, Lokoja.
The Special Adviser said the Ejeh Dekina, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Usman Obaje is the Chairman of the committee while the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Engr. Dan Victor will serve as the secretary of the committee.
Engr Ohere charged the committee members to be diligent in their assignment noting that the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello is much interested in the promotion of the welfare of traditional rulers in the state.
Engr. Ohere disclosed that twenty one first class chiefs, thirty second class chiefs and eighty one third class chiefs are to be presented with staff of office.
He called on the traditional rulers to sustain the prevailing peace in their various domain adding that government would continue to accord their welfare top priority.
Chairman of the committee, HRH Usman Obaje thanked the state government for the opportunity offered them to serve the state.
He assured the state government that his committee will carry out its assignment with due diligence.