Governor Agbu Kefas of Taraba State has announced free medical treatment for traditional leaders in the state.
Kefas made the announcement Thursday at the state’s Bureau for Original Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in Jalingo, the state capital.
He said traditional leaders of first, alternate or third- class status could go to any sanitorium of their choice for treatment while the state government will figure the bills.
“ The health of our royal fathers is truly important and l am committed to their welfare, especially as it relates to the grassroots, ” the governor said.
Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Digital Communication, Mr Emmanuel Bello, said the gesture of the governor was in line with his respect for traditional rulers.