February 4, 2023



Abuja monarch urges politicians to embrace peace at campaigns

Abuja Metropolis gate

 The Chairman of the Federal Capital Territory Council of Conventional Rulers, HRH Alhaji (Dr.) Adamu Baba Yunusa, who can be the Ona of Abaji, has urged politicians to chorus from creating rigidity and panic among the many citizenry and inciting individuals to violence throughout campaigns for the 2023 common elections.

Alhaji Baba Yunusa, who was clearly referring to the spate of violence which have trailed campaigns for the 2023 election, appealed to stakeholders to play the sport of politics in accordance with guidelines and keep away from actions aimed toward instigating the individuals to violence that endanger lives and property.

The FCT monarch made the enchantment in Abaji city, whereas delivering a welcome deal with to mark the celebration of the twenty fifth anniversary of his ascension to the throne because the seventeenth Ona of Abaji.

He reminded the individuals, particularly, politicians that because the 2023 election drew nearer, the necessity for peaceable coexistence has change into extra obvious including, “I, due to this fact, urge all of the crucial stakeholders to play the sport in accordance with the principles and keep away from actions that can threaten or endanger lives and property of the individuals.”

Alhaji Yunusa additionally referred to as for pressing constitutional modification to facilitate the evaluate of the standing of Abuja and enhance the variety of space councils to accommodate the rising inhabitants, enhance senatorial seats from one to a few whereas Federal Home of Representatives members must also be elevated to 6, simply as he appealed that FCT indigenous inhabitants ought to be thought-about for ministerial appointments.

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The celebrant appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to ahead a invoice to the Nationwide Meeting for an modification to carve out constitutional roles for conventional rulers within the nation.

He additionally referred to as for the development of an overhead bridge in Abaji and the commissioning of the FCT College of Science and Expertise positioned in Abaji.

President Muhammadu Buhari who was represented by the Minister of the FCT, Mallam Mohammed Musa Bello, appealed to conventional rulers to assist mobilise their topics to peacefully take part within the 2023 elections.

He additionally urged the normal rulers to play extra lively roles in serving to the federal government scale back the rising spate of insecurity within the nation by educating their individuals on peaceable coexistence and collaboration with safety companies.

Chairman of the event, Senator Phillip Aduda, extolled the management qualities of the normal ruler and recommended the monarch for selling peaceable coexistence between the totally different ethnic teams resident within the territory.