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Insecurity: Traditional institution critical to Nigeria’s peace–Ex Kwara Guber Aspirant

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Insecurity: Traditional institution critical to Nigeria's peace--Ex Kwara Guber Aspirant

By Arowona Abdulazeez, Ilorin

A former gubernatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) in the 2023 general elections in Kwara State, Alhaji Yakubu Gobir, has identified the traditional institution as a critical sector to surmounting Nigeria’s insecurity challenges.

Gobir, who is also the Madawaki of Ilorin said this on Sunday in Ilorin during the presentation of a Honda Odyssey to the Imam Gambari of Ilorin, Alhaji Sueiman Abdullazeez.

According to the philanthropist who also donated N2m for the renovation of the Gambari mosque, religious and traditional leaders occupies a critical role in galvanizing the people to have a peaceful society.

Insecurity: Traditional institution critical to Nigeria's peace--Ex Kwara Guber Aspirant

“This is because they are closer to the grassroots and has become more relevant than ever before in this days of insecurity, instability and poverty.

“It is very important to carry them along so that we can have more piece and harmony in our community” he noted.

“What I am doing is a personal thing and I think other people should draw inspiration from this to assist them to play their constitutional role more which is where the media comes in”, he added.

Responding, Imam Gambari thanked the donor for the gesture and what he has used his foundation to achieve in Ilorin since inception.

He called on other philanthropist to emulate Gobir by devoting their wealth and resources to the advancement of their people and community.

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