President Mohammadu Buhari has Assures Benue People Of His Commitment To The Provision Of Security And Critical Infrastructures To The State.
QUEEN AMINA BLOG (www.ivyukula.com) gathered that
the President,represented by the Honourable Minister Of Special Duties And Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, made the promise on Saturday in Makurdi at the wedding occasion of the son of the the paramount ruler of the Tiv Nation,His Royal Majesty,Professor James Ayatse,Tor Tiv,the 5th also called for peace and unity in the state as true development can only take place where peace and stability suffices.
Buhari assured the good people of Benue State of government’s resolve to providing critical infrastructures and security to the state as part of his agenda of lifting over 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years.
He promised that his second term is devoted to broadening the opportunities of poverty alleviation and provision of more federal government projects and infrastructures to Benue State.
Adding that the award of contract for the construction/dualization of the Abuja-Akwanga-Lafia-Makurdi-Oturkpo – 9th Mile road project,as well as the rehabilitation of the Makurdi-Gboko-Katsina/Ala road/bridges and that of Makurdi -Naka-Ankpa road in Kogi State are all part of his resolve to providing critical infrastructures to the people of Benue State in the North Central.
He also stated,that efforts are on-going by his government in intensifying/expanding the benefits/gains of the Social Investment Programme(SIP) in Benue State as part of his commitment to lifting over 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years.
The President urged the newly wedded couples to allow the foundations of tolerance,submission and fear of God to be their guiding principles as husband and wife who have been connected by love. The President prayed God to grant the couples long life, prosperity and a fruitful marriage of greater generations.
In him remarks, the Hon. Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs,Senator George Akume reaffirmed his traditional loyalty and allegiance to the Tiv Tor and the Tiv Traditional Stool with a promise to support and render his cooperation to Tor Tiv in the best interest and for the peaceful coexistence of the good people of Benue State.