Independent Day: Governor Sule Salutes Nigerians, Restates Commitment To Build On Efforts Of Predecessors, As Nasarawa clocked 25.

By Abdullahi Shuaibu, Lafia.

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state has congratulated Nigerians on the occasion of the 61st Anniversary of the nation, just as he restated his commitments to build on the efforts of his predecessors,as Nasarawa state marks her silver jubilee of the creation.

The governor who disclosed this during the independence anniversary celebration at Lafia square on Friday also noted that, since the coming on board of All Progressives Congress ( APC) administration, under the leadership of president Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria has gradually rediscovered herself, especially after the country was ravaged by security challenges ranging from Boko Haram insurgency,Niger Delta militancy, farmers/ herders conflict, not to mention the High level of corruption.

According to the governor, president Buhari has so far, succeeded in redeeming the image of the country amongst the commity of nations,by the continuous degrading of the Boko Haram, bandits and kidnappers,as well as waging the war against corruption and other economic crimes. Governor Sule further emphasised that, under the Buhari administration, Nigeria is witnessing massive insfrastructural development, with the nation’s economy gradually stabilizing
On the 25th anniversary of the creation of Nasarawa state, the governor while commending the founding fathers of the state, for their sacrifices, said the event calls for sober reflection, especially on the journey so far, even the citiezens project into the future prosperity of the state.

” It is imperative to note that the desire for self determination, economic development and social cohesion, propelled our founding fathers to struggle for the creation of the state”.

He equally commended his precedecessors highlighting their individual achievements geared towards the developments geared towards the development of Nasarawa state created in 1996 by the then administration of the late General Sani Abacha.He particularly commended the late Wing commander Abdullahi Ibrahim,Col Bala Mande, Senator Abdullahi Adamu ,Late Aliyu Akwe Doma, and senator Umaru Tanko Al Makura for their efforts in translating the lofty ideals of the founding fathers of the state.

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