By Mohammed Baba Busu
The Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Council of Traditional Rulers in Niger State, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, has presented the new District Head of Lagun in Lavun Local Government area of Niger to the people of his district.
The Etsu Nupe was represented by the Mayaki Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Aliyu-Maiyaki at a brief ceremony in Lagun.
The Mayaki Nupe, on behalf of Etsu Nupe, officially presented Alhaji Usman Shafii-Ndagi, Chata Raba Nupe, as the new District Head.
Alhaji Abubakar urged the appointee to rededicate to his duties and be patriotic and God fearing in the discharge of his responsibilities.
The Royal father admonished the District Head to accord top priority to the security and welfare of the people of his area.
The Etsu Nupe also called on him to always work toward attaining sustainable peace and unity as well as the socioeconomic development of the area.
The monarch urged Nigerians to live in peace.
He said without peace and tolerance, Nigeria’s socio-economic development would continue to suffer set back.
The traditional ruler also called on the people of the emirate, nigerlites and Nigerians to live in peace with one another to foster national unity.
He also stressed the need for the people of the emirate and Nigerians to continue to tolerate one another, to move the country forward.
“Nigerians are free to live in any part of the country; the nation belongs to all of us, and as Nigerians, we must be our brother’s keeper while striving to be continuously patriotic.
In his inaugural speech, Alhaji Shafii-Ndagi appealed to the people to be security conscious and to always report the movements of suspicious persons.
The Chata Raba Nupe also commended the Etsu Nupe for finding him worthy to be appointed the district head and assured that he will discharge his duties with all sincerity and fear of God.
He promised that he would not disappoint the confidence reposed on him by the Etsu Nupe.