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The Gbong Gwom Jos and chairman Council of Chiefs and Emirs in Plateau State, Da Jacob Gyang Buba has urged parents to teach their children moral virtues, customs and traditions that will enhance peaceful co-existence in the country.
He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for giving order that history should be thought in secondary schools across the country.
Buba disclosed this during the 2023 New Year prayer and Luncheon for Berom Trust Fund, held at his palace in Jos.
He described the year 2022 as a difficult one coupled with the challenges of insecurity, economic turbulence and thank God for providing all the enablement to over the challenges.
The Paramount ruler admonished politicians, particularly from the Berom extraction, saying,”You should embrace each other and shun anything that will lead to distrust, bitterness and unfortunate situations amongst you.
“I want to urge traditional rulers to be firm on issues of preserving the Berom cultural heritage and refrain from signing documents for sell of land except on genuine issues that will advance development.
Buba appreciated the Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang for contributing resources for the rebuilding and resettlement of Jong community in Barkin-Ladi which was displaced in 2015.
The Monarch called on other politicians and philanthropists to work towards the resettlement of other displaced communities in Berom land and thank Barr. Edward Pwajok (SAN) for being committed towards addressing the plight of those whose lands were taken forcefully.
In his remarks, former Governor of the State, Sen. Jonah Jang admonished politicians to be diligent and committed to the development of the citizenry.
Jang urged them to shun politics of bitterness, backbiting, malice and embrace those who are in leadership positions for the growth of the people.
Also speaking, Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang appreciated sons and daughters of Berom land for contributing to the advancement of its people and the State as a whole.
Gyang said the Berom people will continue to embrace all ethnic nationalities’ residence in their land and the state.
The Lawmaker urged them to respect the culture and customs of the people so that they can coexist peacefully.