The Emir of llorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has urged residents of the state to embrace peace and be obedient to constituted authorities during and after the lockdown period in the state.
The monarch made the plea in llorin on Saturday in a statement signed by the Emir spokesman, AbdulAzeez Arowona, following commencement of another two weeks lockdown in Kwara to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The Emir, who is also the state Chairman of the Traditional Council, advised traditional chiefs, District Heads, Community leaders, groups and Associations to ensure peace prevail in their domain.
Sulu-Gambari stressed that the lockdown will no doubt cause hardships on the people but will bring positive impact on the health and wellbeing of the citizenry in the long-run.
The monarch appealed to security agents in the state to be civil in their dealings with citizens of the state during the lockdown period.
The emir, however, commended the state government for its proactive efforts toward curbing further spread of COVID-19 infection in the state.
The royal father prayed for absolute comfort and good health for the entire people of the state, nation and world at large.
Edited By: Felix Ajide
The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara Council of Chiefs, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has called on members of the council to further sensitise their subjects on how to complement government effort to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The first class traditional ruler gave the task in a statement he signed in Ilorin on Sunday.
According to him, continuous sensitisation of residents is necessary because of the rate at which the disease spread in some parts of the country.
The monarch said this was necessary in the interest of public health and safety of Nigerians regardless of religion, ethnic or social background.
The statement noted that the shutdow, would obviously cause a lot of discomfort particularly to the poor and vulnerable group in the society,
The monarch however commended the government and other philanthropists who are already taking steps to reduce hardship and support those affected or likely to be affected.
He urged all traditional rulers of all classes and grades in the state to work hard and support government efforts to protect citizens in this trying time.
Sulu-Gàmbàri also advised residents of the state to abide by all government orders in order to minimise the effect of the ongoing pandemic.
Edited By: Abiodun Esan/Muhammad Suleiman Tola