The Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, His Imperial Majesty., Oba (Dr.) Frederick Enitiolorunda Obateru Akinruntan, CON
Okoro Ajiga I Paramount Ruler and Prescribed Authority Olugbo of Ugboland, on Monday congratulates the newly sworn in President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Akure, the Ondo State capital, the Paramount Ruler of Ugbo kingdom expressed confidence in the capability of the new president in turning around the socio-economic and polical situations in the country.
He charged President Tinubu to ensure all ethnic nationals in the federation are united through government policies that would place everyone on the same pedestal irrespective of religious, ethnic or political affiliations.
The Chairman of Yoruba Obas Conflict Resolutiom Council emphasised on the need to mend fences with all ethnic nations, noting that the nation is more divided than before.
He, therefore, called on President Tinubu to see to how the security architecture of the federation could be reorganised to check incessant killings and kidnappings.
Oba Akinruntan charged the president to tackle high insecurity rate in the country headlong, noting that the economy could only be better if there is security of life and property.
According to the statement,. “I Congratulate President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his Inauguration as the President and Commander-In-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria today.
“It is imperative to mention that the President as a matter of urgency should look into how to formulate policies that would engender national unity among all the ethnic nations in the country.
“There’s no gainsaying that our nation is more divided than before, hence there’s urgent need for the president to see into bridging these gaps.
“Insecurity is another menace the president should place premium on as many lives and properties had been lost to banditry, kidnapping and terrorism.
“Mr. President should adopt a new approach to tackling insecurity in the nation since previous administrations failed in stamping this out.
“Revamping the economy is important, but this is only possible where there is safety of life and property. That’s when investors would be tempted to come and invest in our country.
“I also want to implore Nigerians to be patient with the new government and support same for successful governance.”