The Emir of Borgu Kingdom in Niger State, Muhammed Dantoro on Sunday met with the Islamic leader in Edo State, HRH Alhaji Haliru Momoh, Ikelebe III to discuss State-of-the nation. Alhaji Haliru who is also known as Otaru of Auchi received the visitor and other palace functionaries from Niger State Emirate Council. The Emir of
The Emir of Borgu Kingdom in Niger State, Muhammed Dantoro on Sunday met with the Islamic leader in Edo State, HRH Alhaji Haliru Momoh, Ikelebe III to discuss State-of-the nation.
Alhaji Haliru who is also known as Otaru of Auchi received the visitor and other palace functionaries from Niger State Emirate Council.
The Emir of Borgu Kingdom, Muhammed Dantoro, tasked tractional and religious leaders in the Country on security, unemployment.
“I call on traditional institutions to come together and address the security challenges in the country, our people should not live in fear.
“We should be free as a people and our nation to move freely where ever we go without being policed.
“We have great work to do, if the traditional institutions come together with a strong voice to call on the politicians to understand they have responsibility to their people in terms of security.
“I want to use this opportunity to call on traditionl institutions to unite with the present administration to move Nigeria forward.
Dantoro said that government need to understand that traditional institutions is the institution of the people and that they cannot function well without the collaboration of the traditional rulers.
He said that the royal fathers have key role to play in the area of security and creating employement, adding that this should not be left alone to government.
“Royal fathers have key role to play in this regards, Also we need to play a very key role in poverty, we need to work together to create employement.
“So that our people can have something to do, and that we cannot do without the government, so we need to work with the government so that we can achieve what is needed to achieve,” he said.
The emir said that his purpose of visit is to thank the Otaru for his support during his installation as the Emir of Borgu Kingdom and to enhance the existing relationship between the two communities.
He commended the monarch for the propagation of Islam and ensure unity among Muslims and Christians for peaceful coexistence.
“On behalf of the entire people of Borgu Kingdom we have come to thank you and to appreciation you for the good work you are doing especially in the field of Islam and may Almighty God continue to guide and protect you,” he said.
Responding, the Otaru, Aliru Momoh harped on the long standing relationship between Auchi and Borgu and promised to sustain it.
“Borgu and Auchi are one Community, and under one God who have put us together.
“I was happy when you were coronated, i know your late father and the two communities have a good relationship during the rein of your late father,” Otaru said.