The chairman of Kwali Area Council, Joseph Shazin has assured of good relationship between the council authority and the various tribal groups in the area council.
Kwali, who spoke at a fund raising ceremony by the Yoruba Youth Association in Kwali said his administration had always maintained a good relationship with the community and added that various amenities provided in the council were benefitted by natives of all the tribes residing in the area council.
He said, “My council is an interwoven group of all ethnic groups. We have Yorubas, Hausas, Ganaganas, Igbos, Gwaris and others. As we provide amenities in the council, we don’t discriminate. Even in employment, which we have done in the council, the Yorubas and other tribes were beneficiaries. Some of their NCE graduates have gotten employment and it will continue.”
The council boss also added that the council had experienced much development through the effort of the Yoruba people in the area.
“We appreciate the developmental efforts of the Yoruba people in Kwali. The council stands strongly behind you and we promise to continue to deliver to you the dividends of democracy,” he added.
Earlier, while receiving the chairman, the president general of the Yoruba Community Council (YCC) in FCT, Prince Adewale Adelabu expressed gratitude to the chairman for carrying the Yoruba community along in his administration and pledged their support for his administration.
While calling on the Yoruba community in the area to be of good behavior, he stated that the YCC in the FCT were proposing a data bank for all Yoruba people and called on them to participate in the exercise.
“We want to create a data bank for all the Yorubas in the FCT. We have a form for everyone to fill. We want to know who you are, your occupation, if you have and where you are living. We will also give out Identify cards. These identity cards are not a go ahead for you to commit crime. If you commit crime, we will not defend you. We will defend those who are going about doing there legitimate business,” he said.