Atta Igala and president of Kogi State Council of Chiefs, His Royal Majesty Idakwo Micheal Ameh-Oboni 11 has appealed to the Echeno community in Ibaji local government area and Aguleri people in Anambra State to sheath their swords over lingering oil well crisis in the Anambra River Basin, saying that during his reign such crisis would not be allowed to flourish.
The Royal Majesty dropped this hint in Idah, the ancestral headquarters of Igala nation while addressing his subjects, adding that all hands must be on deck to ensure that peace was restored to the areas for sense of reason that will allow amicable resolution of the dispute to prevail.
He enjoined the Igala speaking people within and outside the land to continue to live in peace with one and other, including striving to sustain harmonious relationship with other communities in the area of their abode.
Atta Igala, who lamented the sudden death of illustrious sons of the Igala nation recently, whom he noted were determined to use their position to change economic and social lives of their kinsmen before their death, called for more of federal presence in Igala land.
The monarch noted that despite the contribution of Igala speaking people in the present Kogi State to the nation building, the flank was yet to enjoy federal government attention, in terms of provision of social amenities and other facilities that makes life worth living.
The Atta Igala expressed appreciation to the contribution of Alhaji Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi State, Senator Ahmadu Ali, the ex-national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, traditional rulers, Professor Seidu Ogar, DG/CEO of National Space Research and Development Agency, Abuja, and others for making his activities marking his 3rd year in office a success recently.