Insecurity: Atiku Promises To Engage Traditional Rulers
Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 25th election, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, has pledged to introduce reforms that would enhance the status of traditional institutions in the country.
Atiku, who disclosed this while speaking at the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Lekan Balogun on Thursday, said such reforms when introduced would place traditional rulers in a position to ensure peace and security in their areas.
He said, “Let me assure you that the PDP government will bring some reforms to enhance the position of traditional rulers to ensure that the traditional institutions play roles in ensuring security in the country.’’
He told Olubadan that his government, when elected, would introduce reforms that would allow the traditional rulers to perform their roles as expected.
Atiku admitted that Nigeria is currently facing issues like insecurity but noted that traditional rulers have roles to play in maintaining peace and security in their domains.