The National Secretariat of Emenega Community Development Association (ECDA), in Ogugu district of Olamaboro local government council has commended the Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello for approving the selection of Chief Simon Ujah as the new Ejeh of Olamaboro.
ECDA in a press statement issued in Jos and signed by Chief Michael Abah, National President and Achor Abimaje, Secretary, respectively described the selection and approval of Chief Simon Ujah as the new Ejeh of Olamaboro as putting a round peg in a round hole .
According to the statement, the presentation of appointment letter to the new Ejeh of Olamaboro by the Captain of new direction team, the governor has demonstrated his commitment to the yearnings and aspirations of the people at the grassroot.
Part of the statement read: “History is made in our time that a younger generation ascend an exalted traditional throne of a first class status. With this development , power is gradually shifting to the younger generation both politically, and traditionally in Kogi state.”
ECDA further lauded the effort of governor Yahaya Bello by bringing young men and women on board the new direction ship with a view to mentoring them to become responsible leaders of tomorrow in the state.
They also commended the effort of chief of staff to the governor, Chief Edward Onoja and other traditional rulers who made the feat possible , while assuring the state governor and his team of undiluted commitment of the community to support the state government in its effort to take Kogi state to the next level , the statement added.
LEADERSHIP recalls that Chief Simon Ujah was given his appointment letter at the conference hall of the bureau for local government and chieftaincy affairs headquarters, Lokoja by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Dan Victor who said the appointments were made after due consultations in accordance with the chieftaincy law in Kogi State No. 23 of 2006.
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