From Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai yesterday commended
the House of Representatives for approving the request to access the $350 million loan approved for the state by the World Bank.
He commended the federal lawmakers particularly those from the state for significant collaborative efforts in moving the state forward.
Governor El-Rufai spoke in Abuja during his regular monthly meeting with the House of Representatives members from Kaduna State as contained in a statement signed by his Spokesman Samuel Aruwan .
“We have been working together, irrespective of our parties and other considerations, for cogent development, progress and unity in our dear state. This is our last meeting of the year 2017.
“ I want to use this opportunity to thank you all for your support and sheer dedication to the interests of our people. Like we all know, the success of every government depends on positive collaboration among leaders. I value your immense support and brotherhood in moving our state forward.
“I am looking forward to further strengthening this positive partnership in 2018. On behalf of the Kaduna State Government, I wish to register our gratitude to the members of the House of Representatives for approving our request to access the $350 million loan approved for our state by the World Bank.”
The House of Representatives members who attended the meeting commended the governor for sustaining the initiative, and assured him of their unflinching support in moving the state forward.
Honorable members who spoke at the meeting included Barrister Sunday Katung (Zango-Jaba), Shehu Garba Sarkin-Noma (Jema’a-Sanga), Ahmed Rufai Chanchangi (Kaduna South), Samaila Suleiman (Kaduna North), Mohammad Abubakar Mamadi (Igabi), Mohammed Lawal (Lere), Dr. Tajudeen Abbas (Zaria) and Mohammed Usman (Makarfi-Kudan).