More Recognition; king Appolus Chu has been announced as the chairman coordinating committee of the National Development Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria on the 24th February, 2022, during the traditional council meeting in Abuja.
The meeting which held at the Transcorp Hilton Hall, has in attendance, the Emir of Kurbo, his royal highness, Alhaji Dr. Umar Atiku, Amaeke Abiriba of Abia state, his royal majesty, Kalu Kalu Ogbu, the Egbere Emere Okori and Oneh Eh Nchia X of Eleme kingdom, his royal highness, king Dr. Appolus Chu, the Ovie of Uvwie kingdom, His royal majesty, Dr. Emmanuel Sideso, the state chairman Akwa Ibom traditional Council and Oku ibom ibibio, his Eminence Nlenyin Solomon, and other royal fathers.
King Appolus Chu, turned down and refused his nomination as the National chairman coordinating committee, but all members, that is, the kings in the governing council insisted that the appointment was because of his outstanding contributions, experiences, networks, dedication, and efforts towards nation building. Adding that, at a time like this, the association needed a person with wealth of experience and web of networks, such as king Appolus chu to take up the responsibility, in order to move the council forward.
Traditional Rulers are not politicians, every kingdom is important and all Kings, irrelevant of class and recognition, are all on the same platform working for the betterment of the nation.
The chairman, governing committee of traditional rulers, a body under the umbrella of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, The Ovie of Uvwie kingdom, Delta state, his royal majesty, Dr. Emmanuel Sideso stated this during the meeting.
He said, the council is fully aware of the insecurities and other challenges in the country and reiterated that, the traditional rulers in this body are aiding and will work with the National body of traditional rulers in proffering solutions, cementing peace and unity in our diversity as a nation and complimenting the federal government’s efforts in building and having peaceful coexistence in the country.
National Development Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria, is a forum and platform that embrace all Nigerian traditional rulers irrespective of class. The council started operations in the years 2008 with traditional rulers across the country.