The Kogi state Governor, Captain Idris Wada has task traditional rulers in the state to use their position to mobilize for unity, peace and security of their various domain.
Captain Idris Wada gave the charge when the new Elegbe of Egbe in Yagba West Local Government Area, Oba Ayodele Erukera led the people of his domain on a solidarity visit to Lugad House in appreciation of his appointment by the state government.
The Governor who reminded communities across the state of the need to be security conscious, declared that the security of lives and property in any given society is a collective responsibility of both the government and the governed.
He warned that any threat to the prevailing unity and harmony among the various ethnic groups in the state would be resisted by his administration and called on the people of Egbe land to co-operate with their new royal father for successful reign.
Captain Wada described the appointment of Oba Ayodele Erukera as the new Elegbe of Egbe land as well deserved, saying that it was the choice of his people based on his track record of service and wealth of experience.
He also described the new First Class Chief as a man of peace and asset to the traditional institution.
Earlier, the new Elegbe of Egbe had informed the governor that they were in Lugard House to show appreciation of his appointment as he commended Captain Wada for the rehabilitation of Egbe township road as well as provision of basic infrastructure to the people of Yagbe West Local Government Area.
The monarch pledged the support of his subjects to the people’s oriented administration of Captain Idris Wada.