BY SUNNY A. DAVID

Traditional rulers in Dunukofia Local Government Area of Anambra State, have urged their counterparts in Njikoka and Anaocha council areas to appeal to their children to shelf their ambition of going to the Green Chambers this time and allow Dunukofia for the interest of equity, justice and fairness as well as brotherhood produce a representative .

Our correspondent reports that the Monarchs made the appeal after a closed-door meeting with traditional rulers of Njikoka, held at Njikoka Local Government Area Headquarters, Abagana.

Speaking on behalf of the Monarchs, the traditional ruler of Ukwulu, Igwe Peter Uyanwa, disclosed that for the past twenty-four years, both Njikoka and Anaocha have represented Dunukofia, Njikoka and Anaocha Federal Constituency, adding that Dunukofia is the only local government in Anambra State that has never represented her constituency at the Green Chambers.

Citing a communique issued at the end of the meeting, Igwe Uyanwa maintained that sons and daughters of Dunukofia are known to be passionate in discharging any duty assigned to them, hence will do well if given the opportunity to represent at the Green Chambers.

Contributing, the traditional ruler of Ifitedunu, Igwe Emeka Ilouno, appealed to all political parties to zone their House of Representatives position to Dunukofia, in order to promote equity, justice and fairness in Old Njikoka stating that Dunukofia and Anaocha Local Government Areas were carved out of the old Njikoka in 1996.

He emphasized that the traditional rulers of Dunukofia opted to dialogue with their fellow counterparts, aimed at ensuring that they nip in the bud any acrimony and marginalization amongst their children and to maintain cooperation in future.

The communique signed by the traditional rulers of Dunukofia, acknowledged that low number of wards have placed them at a political disadvantage that is not of their own making but mutual understanding and brotherly love can solve it.

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