President Tinubu expressed gratitude for the support of the traditional rulers, recognizing their role in his election victory and peaceful transition. The monarchs, in turn, pledged their loyalty and support, assuring the President of their prayers and readiness to collaborate on various fronts, particularly security. They highlighted the significance of traditional rulers in complementing the government’s programs and vision, urging President Tinubu to leverage their influence and reach for the nation’s benefit.
President Tinubu Seeks Traditional Rulers’ Assistance in Democracy Management: During an interactive session with royal fathers of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN), President Tinubu appealed to traditional rulers across Nigeria to join him in ensuring the proper management of democracy, particularly regarding the upcoming 10th National Assembly. He emphasized the need for harmony among elected representatives and sought the counsel of traditional rulers in guiding aspirants interested in legislative positions.
Commitment to National Unity and Security: President Tinubu expressed his unwavering dedication to the unity and togetherness of Nigeria, emphasizing that the prosperity of the country is crucial for creating employment opportunities and tackling youth unemployment. He reiterated his commitment to prioritizing national security to ensure that every Nigerian can sleep peacefully. The President condemned crude oil theft in the Niger Delta region, vowing to combat the saboteurs and utilize the country’s diversity for its stability and growth.
Open-Door Policy and Infrastructure Development: President Tinubu assured the traditional rulers of his administration’s open-door policy, welcoming their concerns and promising to address them to the best of his ability. He recognized the need for critical infrastructure across the nation and pledged to remove any roadblocks hindering progress. The President acknowledged the importance of protecting Nigeria’s resources and boundaries to enable sustainable development and capital projects, underscoring the government’s determination to secure the country’s future