From Gambo Ahmed Lafia
Governor Umaru Tanko Almkura of Nasarawa State has assured his total commitment to support the pragmatic leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari’s policies and programmes which are geared toward nation building.
The governor affirmed this at the weekend while declaring open the north central zonal sensitization workshop held at the City Hall Lafia, the state capital which was aimed at showcasing the tremendous achievements so far recorded by president Buhari since he assumed office in 2015.
Speaking on behalf of Governor Tanko, the Nasarawa State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism Alhaji Abdulhameed Yakubu Kwara said that the administration of Governor Almakura would continue to accord support to president Buhari viewed from the good policies and programmes aimed at improving the wellbeing of Nigerians which according to him “The policies and programmes are real”.
According to Almakura, “Buhari’s pragmatic programmes has impacted positively on the lives of all Nigerians. “He has transformed the nation from total collapse. The introduction of single treasury account and BVN has improved the nation’s economy. The fight against Boko Haram has recorded tremendous achievements. Youth empowerment scheme has added value to our youths in the society,” he noted.
The governor also admonished Nigerians to amply support Mr. president’s anti-corruption crusade in order to enable him succeed.
In his opening remarks, the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Political Matters, Mr Gideon Sammani opined that the workshop was to keep Nigerians abreast with the achievements of Buhari; added that Buhari is man of integrity, respect, and a great fighter of corruption as well as called on delegates from the north central zone States to disseminate message on the developmental strides of Buhari to grass roots.
Also contributing at the workshop, the chairman of the occasion Retired General Garba India described President Buhari as an international achiever; added that the aim of the sensitization was to read out Buhari’s sound achievements as according to him “The president deserves international recognition. Let Nigerians at all levels support him to succeed”.
“There is no reason why we Nigerians cannot support him. Let us preach the gospel of Buhari. The policies and programmes of Federal Government has transformed the country’s economy today. Buhari is a man of integrity, respect, fear of God and disciplined. I urged Nigerians to give him the mandate in 2019”.