Tinubu To Create Constitutional Roles for Traditional Rulers

Tinubu To Create Constitutional Roles for Traditional Rulers

  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has vowed to give constitutional powers to traditional rulers in Nigeria
  • The president said his administration is willing to collaborate with the national assembly to legislate on it and make it a reality
  • He made this pledge over the weekend at the 70th birthday celebration of Oba Victor Kiladejo, the Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom

Legit.ng journalist Segun Adeyemi has over 9 years of experience covering political events, civil society, courts, and metro

Ondo Town, Ondo - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has pledged to collaborate with the National Assembly to establish a constitutional role for traditional leaders in the nation.

As reported by Daily Trust, Tinubu committed this during the 70th birthday celebration of Oba Victor Kiladejo, the Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom, in Ondo town.

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President Bola Tinubu pledged to collaborate with the national assembly to create constitutional powers for traditional rulers. Photo Credit: NESG
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Represented by the Minister of Interior, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, the president assured traditional rulers that his administration would prioritise peace and security in their regions to preserve their cultural heritage.

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Governor Rotimi Akeredolu expressed gratitude for the valuable and development-oriented advice received from the Ondo monarch.

At the same time, Oba Kiladejo commended Tinubu for attending his birthday and acknowledged the outstanding performance of Minister Tunji-Ojo, whom the president appointed.

"Tinubu didn't create current hardship, be patient with him", Oluwo tells NLC, Nigerians

In another report, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, the Oluwo of Iwo in Osun State, has called on the NLC and Nigerians to be patient with President Bola Tinubu.

The monarch called on the NLC, under the leadership of Joe Ajaero, not to weaponise strike against the new administration.

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Akanbi expressed confidence that things would turn around for the country, adding that President Tinubu did not create the problem.

Oluwo reveals meaning of sign on Tinubu’s signature cap

Meanwhile, President Tinubu has been known for his signature cap over the years since the start of his political career.

From his time as governor of Lagos state, the politician has been spotted with different colour caps carrying the same symbol.

Many of President Tinubu's loyalists have also been pictured donning his signature native cap; now, the paramount king of Iwoland, Oba Akanbi, has commented on Tinubu's cap.

Source: Legit.ng

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Segun Adeyemi (Current Affairs and Politics Editor) Segun Adeyemi is a journalist with over 9 years of experience as an active field reporter, editor, and editorial manager. He has had stints with Daily Trust newspaper, Daily Nigerian, and News Digest. He currently works as an editor for Legit.ng's current affairs and politics desk. He holds a degree in Mass Communication (Adekunle Ajasin University). He is a certified digital reporter by Reuters, AFP and the co-convener of the annual campus journalism awards. Email: segun.adeyemi@corp.legit.ng.

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