Delta Monarchs Warn Against Indiscriminate Bush Burning.

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… observed minute silence for late Asagba of Asaba


Members of the Delta State Traditional Rulers Council has condemned, in very strong terms the indiscriminate bush burning by unscrupulous individuals across the state.

Rising from a meeting in Asaba, the first Vice Chairman of the Council and Pere of Akugbene Mien, S. P Luke Kalanama V111 decried the act and called for immediate action to stop the unwholesome trend which, if not checked might thwart the effort of government at achieving food security in the state.

The monarchs explained that indiscriminate bush burning had not only caused the devastation of the Eco system but also destroyed economic trees and food crops and in some cases razed residential buildings.

In the five point communique the Monarchs therefore urged the State government to, as a matter of urgency, carry out an aggressive enlightenment and sensitization program on the dangers inherent in bush burning.

They also harped on the need for Deltans to embrace and accept the routine immunization Programme for children saying immunization was designed to boost the health of the target group.

The Royal Fathers appreciated the development efforts of the present Adminisration and congratulated Governor Sheriff Oborevwori on his Supreme Court legal Victory.

The Monarchs enjoined the Governor to remain focused in the execution of projects that would impart Deltans.

The Council also Congratulated the Ebenanaowei of Tuomo Kingdom, Rtd. Hon.,Justice F. F. Tabai on his Fifth coronation anniversary and wished him well.

The Council- in – session received the management of the Delta State Primary Healthcare Development Agency led by the the Executive Director. Dr Pau Yinkoro.

The Executive Director underscored the need for the Council to engage with the rural communities on the need to accept and receive immunization.

A minute silence was observed in honor of the late Asagba of Asaba, Obi , Professor Chike Edozien.

The meeting was attended by the 2nd Vice Chairman of the Council and Obi of Ubulu – Unor, Agbogodi Henry Kikachukwu 1, the Immediate Past Chairman of the Council and Obi of Owa Kingdom, Dr Emmanuel Efeizomor 11 and other Traditional Rulers from across Delta State.

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