……..seeks continuous meeting of the council in the state.
The Gombe traditional rulers council has given their unflinching support to the decision of the State Governor Alh. Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, in the establishment of Ruga system in the state.
This was disclosed today by the Deputy Chairman Gombe council of traditional rulers HRH , Engr. Sale Mohammadu, Mai Kaltungo, after a meeting of the council with the Governor. He said
“Here in Gombe state, we do not have challenges with fulani’s. We do not have ethnic related issues in this state. “We gain from them, and they gain from us.
“We don’t have issues with farmers and cattle rearers and since we don’t have that kind of problems, it simply means the problem does not exist. “Mark you the tribes in Gombe state consists of Fulani’s, Tangale, Terra’s and so many others . “so we have no reason to say we do not want this tribe or her practices we have being co- existing since the creation of Gombe state.”There is no emirate in this state that does not have the presence of Fulani’s.
“Do not misinterprete the entire thing. “It is not a new thing the RUGA’s have been there. “If the Governor wants to develop the system we are in support. Others have said it will implementing it , but if this governor says he wants to revamp it and make it nice we are in total agreement. “It is a welcome development there is no emirate Against it. “We appreciate it, he has come with a great initiative, he wants to implement it in conjunction with emirs that is why he wants our full cooperation.
Meanwhile, 14 members were in attendance. The council appealed to the Governor, to sustain a regular council meeting with traditional rulers as it will help in the maintenance of peace in the state. As it was officially dissolved since 2014.
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