- Kaduna state governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, has presented official vehicles to some second class chiefs in the state
- The governor said the gesture was in recognition of their support to security and peaceful coexistence in the state
- He said the vehicles are to ease their transportation problems in the course of discharging their responsibilities
Governor Nasiru El-Rufai on Tuesday, May 22, presented official vehicles to nine second class chiefs in the state.
El-Rufai who was represented by his deputy, Mr Bala Bantex at the presentation of the vehicles in Kaduna, said the gesture was in recognition of their support to security and peaceful coexistence in the state.
He urged them to continue with the good work within their localities and be relentless in ensuring peace and stability in their domains.
According to him, the vehicles are to ease their transportation problems in the course of discharging their responsibilities
Speaking on behalf of the traditional rulers, the chief of Lere, Brig.-Gen Garba Mohammad (rtd) expressed appreciation for the gesture.
“We are most grateful for the gesture and it would go along way in addressing our transportation challenges,” he said.
NAN reports that the beneficiaries included the chiefs of Lere, Gbagyi, Kauru, Kajuru, Koro, Jere, Ninzo, Numana and Kagarko.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state and his Kaduna state counterpart, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, met on Monday, May 21, over the controversial issue of restructuring of the country.
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NAIJ.com reported that Dickson said he was in Kaduna to support the recommendations of the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s committee on true federalism, that Nigeria should be restructured.
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