The Nasarawa State government says it is determined to make its presence felt in rural communities in the state through execution of meaningful projects.
Dr Emmanuel Akabe, the Deputy Governor of the state, stated this during a visit by members of the Ekye Community in Lafia on Thursday.
The members were drawn from Doka, Agbashi, Rukubi and Akpanaja wards of Ekye Development Area of the state.
Akabe said that Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s administration in the state would be committed to taking development closer to the people at the grassroots.
He assured the people of government’s execution of projects in all local government areas of the state.
Akabe said that plans were on to renovate schools and health facilities in Doma-Agbashi-Idadu area of the state, adding that the renovation would be carried out across board.
He said that electricity supply in Ekye Development Area would further be enhanced with the installation of a mini power substation to tap from the 333 KVA Akurba substation.
The deputy governor assured the residents that all projects started by the present administration would be completed in good time.
The leader of the delegation, Mr Anthony Obande, said that the visit was to appreciate Akabe for his role in the appointment of Mr Salihu Ena as Commissioner for Trade, Industry and Investment.
The former member of the state assembly promised their unflinching loyalty and support to Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his deputy.
He appealed to the state government for more political appointments for members of the community.
Earlier, Ena who underscored the essence of the visit, said that the visit was to show their support for policies and programmes of the government