The Kwara State Government has approved the elevation of 70 traditional rulers in the state. Commissioner for Local Government Affairs and Community Development, Abdullahi Umar, told journalists in Ilorin, on Saturday, the promotion was immediate. Umar said 17 third class monarchs have been promoted to second class level, 22 fourth class others to third class, and 31lifted to fourth class level chiefs. The second-level traditional are Eruku, Obbo-Aiyegunle, Obbo-Ile, Arandun, Aran-Orin, Ora, Omupo, Oro-Ago, Babanla, Idofian, Ijara isin, Iwo-Isin, Ayedun, Ojoku, Ijagbo, Ipeee and Ikotun. For the third class-level, there are Koro, Isare Opin, Agbonda, Omido, Oko, Ilala, Igbonla, Elerinjare, Amoyo, Owode Ofaro, Oke-Oyan, Agbeku, Labaka, Shagbe, Yaru, Owa, Onire, Oke-Aba, Oke-Onigbin, Ala-Isin, Iwo-Oduore, Idofin Odo-Ashe and Idofin-Igbana. While Epe-Opin, Aare-Opin, Okesa, Agbamu, Ajengbe, Oko-Ode, Ikosin, Aniran, Ilupeju, Jimba-Oja, Falokun-Oja, Omiaro, Oroki-Oja, Kabba-Owode, Oke-Ayo, Gbegede, Adanla, Isiapa-Araromi, Bayagan, Apakere-Oja, Ita-Olowo, Idoba-Araromi, Pamo-Isin, Oponda, Ilale, Erinmope, Imoji, Kajola, Imode, Inaja Alaro and Bolorunduro, are made fourth-level chiefs. Umar urged them to see their new statuses as a service of humanity. He added that the governor was committed to the welfare, comfort of the traditional chiefs and peaceful co-habitation of all people of Kwara.