1st December. 2018
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Traditional Institutions has been described as the custodians of Cultural values in the society.
Adamawa State Governor Senator Muhammad Umar Jibrilla who stated this during the Turbaning ceremony of Three Illustrious sons of Shelleng Local Government Area by His Royal Highness Amna Shelleng Alhaji Abdullahi Isa Dasong II at his palace.
Governor Muhammad Jibrilla said Traditional Rulers have a vital role to play in view of their contributions towards maintaining peace and security in their domains.
He also explained that traditional Institutions needs to be recognised and their roles to be clearly defined in the Constitution because of their duties in maintaining and sustainance of Peace in their domains.
The Governor also thanked the people of Shelleng for their continued support and cooperation being giving to his administration at all times, pointing out that the electorates would continue to receive dividends of Democracy .
Earlier in his speech, His Royal Highness Amna Shelleng Alhaji Abdullahi Isa Dasong II had called on his subjects to eschew Unity and tolerance or the peaceful coexistence and development of the area and Adamawa state as a whole.
While confirming the traditional titles on the Three Illustrious sons of the area, the Royal Father said as they are the advisers to the Emir, they are also expected to give good advises for the overall progress of Shelleng Emirate.
Amna Shelleng also called on the people of the area to Shun religious differences or Ethnicity as it affects the Unity and Progress of the society.
He however commended Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla for providing the people of Shelleng with Road Infrastructure and other basic social amenities which they were neglected by the successive administrators.
Those received traditional titles includes, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammad Shelleng as Ubandoma Shelleng, Mr. Sule Peter Tekile Ginawula as Barade Shelleng, and Alhaji Haruna AbdulMumini as Dan Maliki Shelleng.
The Turbaning ceremony was well attended by other traditional Rulers from neibouring states as well as important personalities within and outside Nigeria.