The Enugu State Traditional Rulers’ Council has unanimously passed a vote-of-confidence on Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led administration as the nation celebrates national Democracy Day.
This was contained in a statement issued by the traditional rulers and signed by the Chairman of the council, Igwe Lawrence Agubuzu, on Sunday in Enugu and made available to newsmen.
The statement said that the entire body of the state’s traditional rulers took the unanimous decision on June 8 during its extra-ordinary meeting in Enugu.
“The traditional rulers in Enugu State are satisfied with the manner and style of governance of His Excellency, Dr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the Governor of Enugu State and thereby pass a unanimous vote-of-confidence on him.
“The body (traditional rulers) do hereby implore all indigenes of Enugu State and indeed the general public to avoid any form of distraction, which would affect governance in the state.
“The traditional rulers call on all concerned to support His Excellency, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in his devoted service towards continued delivery of democracy dividends,’’ it said.
The statement said that the traditional rulers endorsed the proactive measures and initiatives put in place by Ugwuanyi in handling security and the recent COVID-19 challenge in the state.
“The traditional rulers appeal to the Federal Government, WHO, NCDC and the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 to continue to support the good works being executed in Enugu State to stem the tide of COVID-19 in Enugu State,’’ it said.