Leadership (Abuja)

Nigeria: Govenor Yero Seeks Traditional Rulers' Support

Gov. Mukhtar Yero of Kaduna State on Monday solicited the support of traditional rulers to enable him serve the people better.

The governor made the call in Zaria when he paid a courtesy visit on the Emir of Zazzau and Chairman of the state Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Alhaji Shehu Idris.

Yero described traditional institutions as essential support base for the sustenance of peace and tranquillity of any society.

He restated his commitment to work for peace, unity and development in the state, and sought the support of the emir and other traditional rulers.

Responding, Idris assured the governor of the support of all traditional rulers to enable him succeed in the task of moving the state forward.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the visit was the first to the place by the governor since assuming office on Dec. 16.

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