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Oku Ibom Joins Governing Council Of National Development Summit Of Traditional Rulers Of Nigeria

The Oku Ibom Ibibio and Patriarch of Ibibio Land, Nteyin Solomon Daniel Etuk has been appointed as a member of the Governing Council of the National Development Summit of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria.
The appointment was made known in a letter co-signed by  Dr. Emmanuel E. Sideso, Abel, Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom Chairman, Summit Governing Council; HRM Alhaji Umar Mohammed Atiku, Emir of Akko, Gombe State, Programme Chairman and HRM Igwe Prof. Laz E.N Ekwueme, NNOM, OON, Eze Ijikala II Igwe Oko, Secretary General.
The appointment letter addressed to the Oku Ibom Ibibio, who is the President General of the Supreme Council of Ibibio Traditional Rulers as well as the Chairman, Akwa Ibom Council of Chiefs, is dated January 6, 2019.
The body noted that the appointment came as a result of the fact that the Summit is gratified by Nteyin Etuk's avowed commitment to national unity, peace and progress.
While congratulating the Ibibio Patriarch over his appointment, the Summit said that the Governing  Council  of  the  National  Development  Summit  of  Traditional  Rulers look forward to the Patriarch's never-failing  ingenuity  and  uncommon  fervency  in the relationship with their organization.
The body stated, "We  are  confident  that  your  impeccable  integrity  and  brilliance  will  go  a  long  way  to enhancing the pursuits and purposes of this crucial summit. We  look  forward  to  a  fruitful partnership  with  your  kingdom  and  State  in  respect  to the activities of the summit.”
The organization offered insight to the fact that  National  Development  Summit  of  Traditional  Rulers  is  a  dominant  non-political,  self-financing  forum  of  traditional  rulers,  inaugurated  in  2008,  to  foster friendship  among  traditional  rulers  and  bolster  national  peace,  unity  and development. 
The Summit added "The summit has made impressive footprints on the sands of time, within the past 12 years of its adventure, bringing together traditional rulers and stake holders from diverse ethnic backgrounds all around the country, for annual interfacing on topical national issues, at Abuja.”

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