President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has held his first meeting with representatives of traditional rulers from across the country at the State House Conference Centre, Presidential Villa, Abuja
Speaking on behalf of the rulers, Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar said the traditional rulers visited the President to congratulate him and express commitment to support him in the huge task of leading the nation.
He stated that the council of traditional rulers was filled with professionals from various fields of human endeavour, making the council a useful pool for the President to draw expertise from.
Sultan said they would be ready to always answer his calls whenever he needed their services.
The Sultan also said the traditional rulers are confident in the ability of Tinubu to bring the country to the path of progress, stressing that they would support him in his task of concretizing the renewed hope agenda.
Also speaking, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Adewusi, urged President Tinubu to make more use of the traditional rulers especially in tackling insecurity, saying: “Mr. President, use us. Use us. Use us.”
Also in attendance were Vice President Kashim Shettima; the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator George Akume; Emir of Kano, Obi of Onitsha, Tor Tiv, Etsu Nupe, Deji of Akure, Shehu of Borno, 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.