2023 Elections: Emir Of Fika Preaches Peace, Tours Rural Communities Of His Emirate
By Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
The Emir of Fika and Chairman Yobe State Council of Traditional Rulers Dr Muhammadu Ibn Abali Muhammadu Idrissa has appealed to electorates to shun political violence and hate speech during the forthcoming elections as part of efforts to ensure peaceful, credible, far elections.
The Emir made the plea during tour to communities under his domain in Fika Local Government Area of the state.
According to him no society will develop in chaos “we appeal to you to be more matured and calm during the elections, never allow yourselves be used by someone to achieve selfish interests, we can not move forward with violence, shun all forms of chaos, embrace peace, come out and vote peacefully”.
The Emir who was accompanied by top traditional title holders, Fika Emirate Council members among other stakeholders. Places visited are Gashuwa community, Dogon Kuka, Garin Ari, Turmi, Zangaya, Maluri among other places.
During tour to Maluri district, Maluri Youth Development Association (MYDA) Chairman Isa Mailafiya urged the Emir to intervene in reducing the problems of Youth unemployment, herders invasion of farmlands from Ngelshengele neighboring community, need for the construction of bridges and erosion control as well as uniting the Maluri stakeholders.
The Emir assured to take their demands up with the government and relevant NGOs for succor and prompt intervention by the will of Allah.