BREAKING: Full Details Of Tinubu’s Meeting With Sultan, Ooni, Others Emerge
- President Bola Ahmed Tinubu met with the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria at the presidential villa on Friday
- The traditional rulers were led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’adu Abubakar, and the Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who are both co-chairs of the council
- This was part of the custom of the council who often visit Nigerian leaders whenever there is a change in government
According to TVC News, the development was part of the custom of the traditional rulers in facilitating the leaders of the country whenever there is a change in its leadership.
Ooni of Ife, Sultan of Sokoto, others pledge support for Tinubu
The council of the traditional rulers was led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’adu Abubakar, and the Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who are both co-chairs of the council.
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During the visit, the traditional rulers assured President Tinubu of their full commitment and support in ensuring that his administration succeed.
The report has it that the monarchs noted that the emergence of President Tinubu as Nigeria’s leader came at a difficult time in the history of the country, but in the few days of resuming office, he has shown the capacity and competence needed to govern the country.
Traditional rulers tell Tinubu that they are professionals that can help turn things around
They also offered to support his administration to achieve the goals it has set for itself, adding that they were all professionals that were qualified and had excelled in different fields of life and can contribute to building a nation.
Joining the president in receiving the traditional rulers were Vice President Kashim Shettima, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume.
Special advisers, others Tinubu can appoint without national assembly approval
Legit.ng earlier reported that President Bola Tinubu raised the tempo of Nigerians’ expectations from his administration on his first day of resuming the office of the presidency.
Many are already eager to know who will constitute his cabinets as ministers, which he has to do within 60 days of resuming office.
Although the president has to send a list of cabinet members to the National Assembly that was yet to be inaugurated, there are other appointments he can make without the lawmakers’ approval.