Tinubu meets traditional rulers in Abuja
The President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is currently convening with representatives of traditional rulers from across the country at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Reports revealed that the meeting is part of President Tinubu’s consultations with various stakeholders across the country, where they are expected to discuss various topical issues, including how to achieve national healing and the unity of the country.
Speaking at the meeting, the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’adu Abubakar, who led his colleagues to the meeting, said the traditional rulers visited the President to rejoice with him and to assure him they would be partner with him to rebuild the country.
The monarch disclosed that the council of traditional rulers is well-stocked with professionals from various fields of human endeavour, making the council a useful pool for the President to draw expertise from, saying that they will be ready to always answer his calls whenever he needs their services.
The Sultan also said the traditional rulers are confident that Tinubu will bring the country to the path of progress, saying that they would support him in his task of concretizing the renewed hope agenda.
Also, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Adewusi, called on President Tinubu to make more use of the traditional rulers especially in tackling insecurity, saying: “Mr. President, use us. Use us. Use us.”
Prominent among the attendees are Vice President Kashim Shettima; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume; Sultan of Sokoto, the Ooni of Ife, Emir of Kano, Obi of Onitsha, Tor Tiv, Etsu Nupe, Deji of Akure, SGF, Shehu of Borno, Permanent Secretary, Elegushi of Ikate, Jaja of Opobo, Lamido of Adamawa, Emir of Zauzzau, Gbong Gwom Jos, Attah Igala, Alake of Egbaland, Shehu of Borno, a representative of the Oba of Benin.