Sat. Jun 22nd, 2024


The Fellowship of Christian Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (FECTRON) in partnership with Intercessors for Nigeria (IFN) and the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Saturday, held the Abia State Traditional Rulers Summit in Umuahia.

Speaking at Trade More Event Centre Opposite Okpara Square Umuahia, the Commissioner for Local Government And Chieftaincy Affairs, Prince Uzor Nwachukwu called on Traditional Rulers and Abians in general to support the Redemption and Development Project initiated by FECTRON, IFN and Ministry Of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs aimed at upholding the Clarion call for peace and unity in Southeast and nation at large.

Represented by the Director of Chieftaincy in the Ministry, Chief Chuka Agomuoh, the Commissioner reminded the traditional rulers and their Ugoeze that the programme was designed to strengthen them for more productivity custodians of peace in their various communities.

He enjoined the Royal Fathers to always uphold the truth and avoid being seen as an agent of destruction or enemy of progress in their various communities.

Prince Nwachukwu appreciated the Traditional Rulers in the state for their sustained support to the present administration of Governor Alex Otti and commended him for his Infrastructural strides as well as prompt payment  salaries to Workers in the state.

In their remarks a Guest of Honour who is also the President Dominion City World Wide, Dr. David Ogbueli and Mr Emeka Nwankpa enjoined the traditional rulers not to relent efforts in interceding for peace, unity and development of State and Country in general.

They urged the Royal Fathers in the state to support efforts in educating the youths on the dangers associated with the intakes of hard drugs among other related social vices and commended the Governor Dr Alex Otti for his good works in the state.

Responding the Chairman Abia State Council Of Traditional Rulers, HRM Eze Sir Linus Mbah and State Chairman Fellowship of Christian Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, HRM Eze Godfrey Onwuka  disclosed that the summit was designed to educate the Traditional Rulers on their positive role as a custodian of peace, enhance their spiritual needs on the throne and thanked all especially thanked Gov. Otti for standing solidly behind the programme.

They appreciated the President Dominion City World Wide, Dr. David Ogbueli for coming to grace the occasion and Mr Emeka Nwankpa, who is a legal luminary for his positive roles in FECTRON.

Furthermore, they appreciated the traditional rulers for coming together to worship God in a positive move to secure the land and the positive turn around happening spiritually in our State.

It was gathered that the summit was in recognition, that the Traditional Rulers are the spiritual custodians of the land, and the need for them to come together and pray into the land that the lofty ideas of this present Administration will not be resisted by any negative powers.

The summit which attracted the presence of the immediate Past Chief Judge of the State Justice Onuoha Ogwe Rtd featured testimonies, prayers for the Traditional Rulers, State Governor Dr Alex Otti and Nigeria at large.


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