Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has actually charged conventional rulers in the state to encourage their youths and topics to avoid violence in the State’s upcoming city government elections.
The Governor offered the charge while getting in the audience the Principal Officers of the State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chairmen of the Traditional Rulers Council in the 17 Local Government Areas of the State.
He stated that enabling the conduct of Local Government elections is to deepen democracy and develop chances for more youths to take part in governance.
He told them to safeguard the state’s customized and customs and utilized the online forum to praise them for the serene choice of their executive in the 17 Local Government Areas.
The guv explained the standard rulers as tactical partners with the government and recommended them to be alert to prevent an uprising in their domains.
The Governor ensured the royal dads that he would table their ask for the government to shelve the proposed airport task before the State Executive Council for correct evaluation and a choice.
Previously, the Chairman, Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers, Eze Joseph Nwabekee, valued the Governor for inaugurating them in the middle of the pandemic. He saluted the Governor’s accomplishments in the State, stating that he has actually succeeded in all aspects of the economy, consisting of various roadway facilities and other jobs throughout the State.
The Royal Fathers prompted the Governor to shelve the proposed Abia Airport Project in the meantime and utilize funds allocated for it to finish the continuous roadway tasks in the State consisting of some parts of the worn-out Aba– Port Harcourt Highway and Aba– Ikot Ekpene Highway, which are federal government roadways, Uratta roadway to name a few. He started repairing the roadways would improve the economy of the State.
DAILY POST reports that the Deputy Governor, Ude Oko Chukwu, Secretary to Government, Barrister Chris Ezem, Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr. ACB Agbazuere, and other leading authorities of the State Government existed at the occasion.