Traditional institutions has been described as the custodians of cultural values and pillars of unity and peace in the society.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla stated this during the Corronation and presentation of a first class Staff of Office to the 24th Amna Shelleng His Royal Highness Alhaji Abdullahi Isa Dasong at Shelleng.
The Governor commended the Traditional institutions in Adamawa state for their efforts in maintaining peace and security in their domains despite the numerious challenges being faced by the Royal fathers.
While congratulating the new Amna of Shelleng, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla urged the people of Shelleng to give their total support and cooperation to the new Monarch for the overall development of the area and state at large.
The Governor also appealed the new Amna Shelleng to embrace everybody in his domain as well as to ensure purposeful leadership and Justice to his subjects and to make sure that he advocates productive ventures among his people.
He also assured that government will provide fertilizer to farmers of Adamawa state at affordable rates for the 2017 farming season.
He explained that the construction of Kiri - Shelleng road which was neglected by the successive administrations for over Forty years has become a history as his government resolved to fulfil all the campaign promises made to the electorates of Adamawa state.
In his response, the 24th Amna Shelleng, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Abdullahi Isa Dasong had thanked Governor Muhammed Jibrilla and the kingmakers for finding him suitable to rule the people of Shelleng area .
The Royal father also called on the people of Shelleng to be united and engage in farming and other business activities that will transform the area for the better. He called on youths of the area to shun idealness and Drug abuse, lamenting that youths are the leaders of future generations .
Alhaji Abdullahi Isa Dasong also appreciated the efforts of Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for constructing Kiri - Shelleng Road and appealed to the government to rehabilitate Shelleng General Hospital .
The Royal father however assured that the people of Shelleng will continue to support the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at all times.
Personalities that attended the ceremony includes former Vice-president Atiku Abubakar, Emirs of Shani and Gwoza in Borno state, Emir of Kaltingo in Gombe state, Emir of Mubi Alhaji Abubakar Isa Ahmadu, Hama Bachama Homun Honest Irimiya Stephen, Hama Bata Homun Alhamdu Gladson Teneke, Gangwari Ganye Alhaji Umaru Adamu Sanda ,Business Tycoons, Diplomats, politicians as well as other top government functionaries .