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Group demands inclusion in Nasarawa State governance



Mr Nathaniel Isa, President-General of Nasarawa North Peoples’ Assembly (NNPA), has demanded for inclusion into Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s cabinet to enable them contribute their quota to the development of the state.

Isa made the appeal in a statement in Keffi on Monday.

He said that members of the group are hard working and had worked tirelessly for the victory of the governor.

“There exists the need for Governor Abdullahi Sule to consider and give NNPA some political appointments in view of their contributions to the success of the 2019 General Election in the State and particularly Akwanga Zone.

“If hard-work, commitment and painful sacrifice is anything to go by, then members of Nasarawa North Peoples Assembly deserve to be part of Nasarawa State Executive Council.

“As His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule prepares to announce his cabinet,” the statement said.

Besides, Isa called for the appointment of members of the group as Rector of Isah Mustapha Agwai Polytechnic, Lafia, and recommending some to the Federal Boards and Agencies to give the youths in the zone a sense of belonging

“NNPA passed through valleys, deserts and mountains in the struggle for power shift to Akwanga Zone.

“The Assembly championed and coordinated all the support groups and demands for a shift of Governorship position in 2019 General Election to the Zone through various publications,

“Organisation of conferences, visitations to stakeholders and political parties, knowing not only the issues involved,

“But also the questions that agitated the minds of the people, and equally declare support for APC gubernatorial candidate,” he said.

The NNPA President-General also disclosed that the group has concluded plan to organise an Economic Summit for Akwanga Zone from Oct. 1-3, in Akwanga, in order discuss the pervasive rate of poverty, illiteracy, underdevelopment and backwardness of the zone.

He said that the governor’s 100 Days in Office captured the vision and mission of the administration, the poise and zeal to move the state to greater heights.

“Governor Abdullahi Sule insights into the future have started manifesting in the policies and programmes as reflected in the plans for youths, women empowerment scheme, human and infrastructural development,” he said.

The President-General commended the governor’s commitment to put in place the bricks for major developmental strategies, his plans and intentions in the different sectors.

Isa urged Nigerians to live in peace and tolerate one another in order to enjoy more dividends of democracy. (NAN)
Edited by Muhammad Suleiman Tola