by crossriverwatch admin
The Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Cross River State, Ntufam Peter Ojie has commended the Clan Head of Idum Mbube in Ogoja Local Government Area, Butoru Jim Odu for the peace and unity the people of the area have enjoyed since he assumed the throne.
The Commissioner who was in company of the Chairman of Ogoja Council and other political office holders, made the commendation recently when he paid the clan head a visit in his home town Idum Mbube.
Ntufam Peter Ojie thanked the Clan Head and his cabinet for the support he has enjoyed from them. That as royal fathers, he will always come to them for royal blessings and advise.
The Commissioner reassured the Clan Head of government readiness to always address all the issues that have to do with Traditional Rulers Council in the State so as to make life comfortable for them.
On her part the Chairman of Ogoja Local Government Council, Mrs Rita Agbo Ayim thanked the Clan Head for creating a peaceful atmosphere among his people, especially during the last local government election,
Mrs Ayim reaffirmed her government’s readiness to carry the traditional rulers along in her activities and policies. “I will do my best to see that every Chief in Ogoja is given what is due to him at the right time”.
She used the occasion to call for unity among the people of Mbube and appealed to the Chiefs not to forget their primary duties as the custodians of the peoples culture and tradition.
She also advised that the chiefs should always create opportunity to settle differences among their subjects and avoid taking their matters to the Police Stations.
In appreciation, Chief Charles Ayim Abuo thanked the commissioner and the Council Boss for finding time irrespective of their schedule to visit the Clan Head Butoru Jim Odu and reassured them of their total commitment to peace and unity in the area.
In his remarks, Butoru Jim Odu, who is also the Chairman of Mbube Traditional Rulers Council thanked the Commissioner and the Chairman for visiting him.
He assured them of his council’s readiness to do everything for peace and unity to reign among his subjects and thanked the Chairman for restructuring the Traditional Rulers Council in Ogoja Local Government Area.
He also used the occasion to thank the government for the provision of infrastructural development especially the road network across Mbube in Ogoja Local Government to Boki Local Government respectively.
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