North­ern tra­di­tional rulers mourn Bokkos monarch

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Lami Sadiq, Jos

The North­ern Tra­di­tional Rulers Coun­cil (NTRC) yes­ter­day de­scribed the late tra­di­tional ruler of Bokkos, the Saf Ran Kulere, Lazarus Agai, who was killed by un­known gun­men last week, as a man who dedicated his en­tire life to the peace, unity and progress of his peo­ple and Plateau State.

A state­ment signed by the Co­or­di­na­tor of North Cen­tral NTRC, the Emir of Wase, Dr. Muham­mad Sambo Haruna yes­ter­day, urged Plateau cit­i­zens not to al­low the tragedy of Agai’s death to bring more calamity to his peo­ple.

The state­ment said NTRC un­der the lead­er­ship of the Sul­tan of Sokoto, Dr. Muham­mad Sa’ad Abubakar, re­ceived the ‘grue­some mur­der’ of one of its members with shock, and urged se­cu­rity agents to en­sure the culprits were ar­rested and pros­e­cuted.

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