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Key responsibility of traditional rulers is to maintain peace, says Wike


The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said a key function of traditional rulers is to help government maintain peace in their domain.

The Governor said this while being conferred with the title of Se-Taribo of Okochiri during the 4th anniversary and Palace dedication of the Amayanabo of Okochiri, King Ateke Micheal.

Wike, who said the honour was for the state, went on to express appreciation.

He commended Ateke Tom for keeping peace in his kingdom, saying peace and happiness of the people is the result of good leadership.

This is as he explained that the recognition of Ateke Tom has brought peace not only in his domain but in the entire Okrika.

In his remark Chairman of the Occasion and Former Minster of Transportation, Dr Abiye Sekibo said Wike becoming Governor has not only brought development to Rivers State but has also changed the history of Okochiri and Okrika people.

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