Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano on Friday, offered 130 autos to conventional rulers within the state regardless of long-running controversy between the governor and a few monarchs.
The presentation can also be coming weeks after a businessman, Arthur Eze allegedly offered 12 SUVs to 12 conventional rulers who have been suspended for becoming a member of him to Abuja to see President Muhammadu Buhari.
Eze had additionally accused Obiano of mistreating conventional rulers within the state by refusing to provide 5 p.c of the state’s income to the standard establishment as had been agreed by the federal authorities.
Obiano whereas handing over the automobile at Dr Alex Ekwueme Sq., Awka on the state capital, stated it was to understand their efforts in entrenching improvement together with the safety of lives and properties on the grassroots.
He additionally recommended them for overseeing the profitable execution of the N20 million group infrastructure mission at their respective communities, assuring that his administration would proceed to offer for the standard establishment.
Additionally talking, the Commissioner for Native Authorities, Neighborhood and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Greg Obi stated the standard rulers have been the bedrock and basis for presidency’s achievement in all areas of the economic system.
Responding on behalf of the monarchs, the Chairman, Anambra State Conventional Rulers Council and Obi of Onitsha, HRH Alfred Achebe tasked his colleagues on unity and loyalty to constituted authority, whereas pledging help of the standard rulers to the federal government.