Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has tasked traditional rulers in the state to do more in mobilising their subjects to engage in economic ventures and self-help projects.
Fintiri made the call Saturday in Guyuk, headquarters of Guyuk LGA at the installation and presentation of 1st class staff of office to Mr. Kuruhaye Dishon II as the new Kwandi Nungurya of Lunguda Chiefdom.
Fintiri said by engaging the people in such meaningful measures the traditional institution would complement the government’s effort, particularly at the grassroots level.
“As custodian of our culture, traditional rulers must learn to play a more dynamic and prominent role in mobilising the people at the grassroots towards engaging in meaningful economic venture and self-help project, which will uplift the standard of living of the people,” Fintiri said.
While assuring the traditional rulers of his administration’s commitment to work with them, Fintiri said no part of the state would be excluded in the implementation of his administration 11 Point Agenda.
He congratulated the new Chief for his emergence and urged him to reciprocate the support shown to him by Lunguda people by ensuring that they continue to live in peace and harmony in the area.
In his remarks, Dishon pledged to further unite the Lunguda people to work for peace, unity, and development.
“I will ensure justice, peace, and unity. I will serve as a bridge for the good of all,” Dishon said.