From Lokoja, Capital of Kogi State, North Central Nigeria, comes a report that Gov Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday approved the grading and upgrading of 300 Traditional Stools in the State.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the approval was part of the outcome of the executive Council meeting held at the Lugard House in Lokoja on Tuesday.
Bello, who presided over the meeting said that the grading and upgrading of the stools became imperative in view of the important roles the traditional rulers are playing at enhancing peaceful coexistence amongst citizens.
The governor, in a statement issued by his media aide, Onogwu Muhammed, upgraded Akinrin of Ekinrin from none-class to 1st class, Ohireba of Ebiraland from none-class to 1st class and Obaje Otalu-Atabaka from 2nd class to first class.
“The grading and upgrading of over 300 traditional stools in Kogi State is part of our decisions at today’s executive Council meeting, ” he said.
NAN also reports that the council approved a Bill for a Law to establish the Kogi State Oil Producing Area Development Commission, KOSOPADEC.
Equally approved was a Bill for a Law to establish the Kogi State Meat Hygiene and Inspection for the safety of lives of residents of the state.
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