Alhaji Rilwanu Sulaimanu Adamu, the Emir of Bauchi, has warned traditional rulers to decisit from taking sides in politics ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections.
The Emir said as traditional leaders, they expected to promote tolerance and peace, a role they cannot adequately perform so far as they rendered themselves to be tools manipulated easily by politicians for the actualisation of their selfish and, oftentimes, personal interest.
Alhaji Rilwanu said this on Thursday in Bauchi when he turbaned scores of Heads of Hamlet at his palace.
He said under the present arrangement, traditional rulers are supposed to act as a forum that reflects and stands for the true and ideal interest of the masses.
The Emir warned the newly installed Heads of Hamlet from fuelling unnecessary communal feuds capable of truncating efforts consolidated to ensure peace and harmony among all citizens of Bauchi State.
Malam Muhammad Garba, the new Hardon Lame while speaking with WikkiTimes said he is more determined than ever before to stand for the interest of his subjects for the overall improvement of their socio-economic well-being.
WikkiTimes recalls that electioneering for presidential, national assembly, governorship and state assembly has commenced with aspirants belonging to different political parties intensifying efforts to rally support for their victory at the polls slated for February and March respectively.