• Lauds govts efforts in tackling insecurity, promoting peace in the state

From Abel Leonard, Lafia

The Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Danladi Jatau, met on Monday with the chairmen of 13 Local Government Areas of the state in order to find lasting solutions to security challenges experienced across the state.

The Speaker while addressing the LG chairmen in his office in Lafia said he was directed by Gov. Abdullahi Sule to discuss with the LG chairmen on how to find lasting solutions to the security challenges facing their Local Government Areas.

“I was given the mandate by His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule when he called us for a state security meeting on the 15th of this month

“The insecurity challenges such as kidnapping, communal clashes, armed robbery among other social vices has increased recently

“Before now we have been enjoying relative peace in the state, I call on you for us to collectively discuss how to find solutions to security challenges in our areas.”

The Speaker commended the Nasarawa State government on its proactiveness in tackling insecurity and promoting peace in the state

“He said Gov Abdullahi Sule is a man of peace and is working hard to ensure that people enjoy peace in the state

“As no development will take place without peace,” he said.

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“Security is everybody’s business let put our heads together “

The Speaker called on the people of the state to live in peace and tolerate one another irrespective of their affiliations.

“Let all continue to live in peace and tolerate one another as God did not make a mistake of creating us irrespective of our tribe and religious backgrounds,” he added

Jatau while sympathizing with the people of Katakpa and its surroundings in Toto LG over the attack in their community, appealed to troublemakers in Toto LGA to seize fire for peace to reign.

Responding, Hon Aminu Muazu Maifata, the state AlGON chairman and chairman Lafia LG appreciated the House for the good relationship between them.

Maifata, who is also the ALGON National President appreciated Gov. Sule for always coming to the aid of the Local Government Areas in the state, especially in the area of insecurity.

“Rt Hon Speaker, we are grateful for your support and guidance. We will not let you and the state down,” he said.

The ALGON chairman said that security is capital intensive while calling for more security funding for the LGAs in the state.