The Edo State Government, has restated the tremendous respect it has for the traditional institutions in the country and the stabilising role they played in the society.
Governor Obaseki made this known, when he received the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja the 2nd, in the Government house, Benin City.
Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, who noted the useful roles of the traditional Rulers in mediating between the people and the state, called for the continued sustenance of the mutual respect, between the Government and the traditional institutions.
Governor Obaseki says his Administration will continue to respect the custodians of culture, while he emphasised on the critical role they played, in ensuring the safety of lives and properties in the localities.
The Governor also called for the collaborative effort of all, to restore peace and ensure food security in Nigeria.