Sen. Al-Makura receives commendation For Supporting Constituents
Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Sule, has given his predecessor, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, a pat on the back for representing his people well at the red chamber of the National Assembly.
Sule, gave the commendation yesterday during the distribution of distribution of 69 generators to traditional rulers and others in his constituency.
The governor assured the people of the state of steady power supply soon when the work at the Akurba substation would have been completed.
He also pleaded with the people to continue to support the senator and his administration for development that will benefit all categories of persons in the state.
Al-Makura donated 69 generators to traditional rulers and some selected persons, saying it was to appreciate them.
The distribution which was held in his constituency office, along Jos road in Lafia, yesterday, was attended by first, second and third class royal fathers, spread down and party supporters.
Speaking during the occasion, Al-Makura said the interventions was borne out of a deep and passionate consideration directed at cushioning the challenges of inadequate power supply to the traditional rulers who are the custodian of the people.
According to him, the distribution of the generating sets makes the third intervention, pointing out that the first was an empowerment programme, where grinding mills, sewing machines among other economic enhancement tools were distributed.
He said that the second was the rehabilitation of schools and boreholes in different communities of the southern senatorial zone
“Today we are distributing about 70 high powered generators meant to power certain facilities and we decided to selectively give out to certain categories of persons, I call it cooperate allocations.
“You know too well what role our traditional rulers play in areas of security,peace and stability, including information disseminations. And I feel appreciating them should not be done only when is campaign period, but we can appreciate them at a time as this, where there are no any serious political activities.”