Vice President Osinbajo charges Traditional Rulers on tolerance

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has tasked Traditional Rulers in the Country to entrench ethnic and religious harmony in their domains.

He stated this at the conferment of a Chieftaincy Title, the Oduma (lion) of Auchi on the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba by the Otaru of Auchi, HRH Alhaji Aliru Momoh, and Ikelebe III in Auchi Local Government Area of Edo State.

Osinbajo said Auchi was where he did his compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), saying that symbolizes Nigeria accommodates all irrespective of ethnic or religious backgrounds like in the case of Agba who is from Uzanu in Etsako East but found a home in Auchi where he lived from when he was two years old.

On his part, Agba said the conferment was an appreciation and encouragement for him to continue to offer more services to humanity and commended the Edo State Government for continuing ten erosion check programmes across the State which he said were started when he was the Commissioner for Environment under the Administration of Comrade Oshiomhole and appealed that the Benin water storm project which they also started should not be abandoned.

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