The Emir of Lafia, Retired Justice, Sidi Bage has been Inaugurated as the chairman of the Arewa Consultative Committee on the role of Traditional rulers in the governance architecture of Nigeria.
The executive government of Plateau state, Simon Lalong urged the committee to remain committed in the discharge of the responsibility bestowed on them.
Bako stated this while inaugurating the committee at the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, the Chairman of the Northern governors forum explained that the setting up of the committee was the aftermath of the nationwide protest named Endsars protest.
Lalong appreciated traditional rulers in the region for curtailing the uprising, he however said monarchs should be given a space to play their role in nation-building.
“Traditional institution has a role to play, stating that Nasarawa and Plateau are still one just because of administrative purpose”.
The inauguration of the Consultative Committee on the Roles of Traditional Rulers in Governance Architecture of Nigeria as conceived by the Northern States Governor’s Forum. The establishment of this very important Committee is in line with the resolutions reached during the last engagement.
“you will recall that during the meeting held in Kaduna on 2nd November 2020, Northern Governors interfaced with Chairmen of the Northern States Traditional Rulers”.