Saturday 23rd September, 2017
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Nasarawa Peace Corp seeks traditional rulers support

Nasarawa Peace Corp seeks traditional rulers support

Nasarawa State command of Peace Corp of Nige­ria said it has become imperative to seek the support of the traditional rulers in order to boost its activities in the state.
The state commander of the Corp , Commander Bala Joshua made this statement on Wednes­day at the palace of the para­mount ruler of Lafia and the chairman, Nasarawa State coun­cil of chiefs, Alhaji Dr Mustapha Isa Agwai 1, during a courtesy call on the emir to condole with him over the death of his wife earlier this year.
He said the support of the tra­ditional institutions in the oper­ations of any organisation cannot be over looked and that for a se­curity outfit as the peace corps, the only means at which it will operate in the community for a result-oriented programmes, it most seek to be in synergy with all traditional rulers.
According to him the role played by the Emir of Lafia that has given the corps the leverage in its smooth operation will re­main commendable, as it has helped in no small measure to encourage the organization de­spite its huge challenges.
Commander Bala added that “we are here to condole with you over the loss of a dear mother to us, your wife who died earlier this year and to also seek your sup­port as the paramount ruler of Lafia, for the smooth operations in our activities. We also know that without your ascent and in­volvement in our operations we cannot offer the needed servic­es, as most of our activities have to do with communities,” he said.
Responding, the Emir of Lafia Dr Isa Agwai 1, commended the commander and members of his entourage, for the good works the corps is doing in the state, and assured them that the law estab­lishing of the peace corp as a gov­ernment recognized agency will soon be signed into law by the President.
Dr Isa Agwai1 cautioned them against acts that could make the public look at the peace corp with disdain as they go about their ac­tivities.

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