Monday, May 20, 2024

Taraba monarch seeks upgrade of chiefdom, creation of more districts


The paramount ruler of Jenjo group of Karim-Lamido native authorities council, David Robert, has urged the Taraba State authorities to improve the Jen chiefdom to second class standing and create extra district heads.

The monarch made the request on Saturday in the course of the Jenjo Cultural Day Celebration, held at Main Basic Boniface Robert Sinjen Sports activities and Cultural Centre.

He asserted that improve will give the Jenjo folks a way of belonging.

“One of many biggest worries on this chiefdom is our request for second class standing. We had been initially on the identical rank with Zing, Kona and Bali as much as the early 70s having been a 3rd class chiefdom for the reason that 80s.

“Surprisingly, Zing has reached firstclass, whereas Bali and Bakundi are in 2nd class leaving Jen far behind.

“We’re due to this fact, interesting to the state governor, Dr Agbu Kefas, to approve and improve Jen chiefdom to provide us a way of satisfaction,” he stated.

A former governor of the state, Rev. Jolly Nyame, urged the monarch to unite the folks of the group and the council.

On his personal half, the governor who spoke via the Secretary to the State Authorities, Barrister Timothy Katap, stated his administration wouldn’t go away any stone unturned in addressing the quite a few challenges bedeviling the state.

He additionally assured the group that in no distant time, they are going to be related to a top quality highway and different social facilities.

Read more

Local News