The Special Adviser on Erosion Control and Waste Management to Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Hashimu Jibrin-Gurku, has called on the people of the state to continue to support the government policy direction for the realisation of turning the state fortune to an industrial hub.
This, he said was to create employment opportunities, improved standard of living and to generate more revenue to the state government coffer for development to be achieved.
Hashimu-Jibrin, a former lawmaker representing Karu/ Gitata constituency at the state legislature made the call on Tuesday while addressing journalists after different people from Karu Local Government Area of the state paid him Sallah homage in Karu.
The governor’s aide said that supporting the state government policies by the people of the state would enable the governor to succeed, which in turn the people would enjoy more dividends of democracy.
According to him, the Engr. Abdullahi Sule led government has better plans that would better the lots of the people of the state and therefore need to be supported by all.
He has lauded Gov. Sule for the ongoing construction of N1.9 billion Karu Mega Park to service FCT, Plateau, and Benue among others.
“His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule deserves commendation for the construction of mega park in Karu which, if completed will ease traffic congestion around the Mararaba-Abuja corridor.
“It will also improve the standard of living of our people and other Nigerians which will no doubt add value to the state Government Internally Generated Revenue (IGR),” he said.
Jibrin-Gurku also lauded the governor for his development stride across the state in the area of market, educational, road development among other sectors.
He added that Gitata/Panda/ Gurku – Mararaba road project which has since been taken over by the Federal Government would soon commence.
The SA however assured the affected communities that Gov. Sule was working round the clock to see the commencement of the project in no distant time.
The special adviser therefore called for more support and prayers to enable the Gov. Sule succeed in delivering on his electioneering campaign promises and even beyond.
Besides, the Special Adviser commiserated with the people of Kabusu community in Karu Local Government over the heavy wind that blown the roof of many houses in the area on May 25.
He said it was quite unfortunate that the disaster came at a time that the country and the state were battling with the COVID-19 pandemic.
He prayed that may God prevent further occurrence and grant all the affected households the privileges to repair their houses.
Edited By: Abiodun Esan (NAN)