The Ijumu local government area traditional council and Ijumu Development Union (IDU) have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing one of their daughters Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of Service of the federation.
The commendation was contained in a statement jointly signed by His Royal Majesty , Oba Williams Olusegun Ayeni the Olujumu of Ijumu Kingdom and Mr. Taiye Atibioke the National President, Ijumu Development Union (IDU) which was made available to newsmen in Lokoja on Monday.
Part of the statement reads “We received the news of the appointment with joy as the appointment is first of its kind in the history of Ijumu Kingdom, Okun land and Kogi State in particular and it is an honour to us as a people.
“Also the appointment is an indication that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is anchored on equity, fairness and justice.
“While we note that the appointment of our daughter is a welcomed development and a step in the right direction, we appreciate President Buhari for the honour done Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan and we will continue to be grateful to him and as well pray for the success of his administration.
“Our profound appreciation goes to Governor Yahaya Bello, the fourth Executive Governor of Kogi state for making the appointment a reality”
The statement expressed optimistic that the new Acting Head of Service will justify the confidence reposed in her with hard work, sincerity, honesty and transparency in the discharge of her assignment.