The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi has congratulated President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Governor Abdullahi Sule on their inauguration.
Speaking with newsmen at the venue of the inauguration of Governor Abdullahi Sule for a second term today (May 29, 2023), Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi scored Governor Abdullahi Sule high in the area peace, security and other developmental initiatives in the State.
The Speaker said that Governor Sule’s achievements in the area of security, heath, education, agriculture, transport, infrastructure, investment among others are tremendous, adding that the oil discovery in the State was as a result of the Governor’s tireless efforts and a landmark achievement that will stand the test of time.
“His Excellency’s experience in the oil and gas (sector) as well as his intensive lobby with the Federal Government led to the discovery of oil in Obi Local Government Area of the State.
“The State will benefit from the 13 percent derivation once the oil exploration fully takes off. And this will bring more development to communities across the State,” he said.
The Speaker also said that the people of the State massively voted Governor Sule for the second term due to his tremendous achievements in almost all sectors of the economy.
“His Excellency, Governor Abdullahi Sule has done well in his first term as Governor, that was why the people of the State massively elected him for second term in office.
“Governor Sule has brought peace, enhanced unity and development across communities of the State. His good policies and programmes have direct bearing on the lives of our people and improved our citizens’ welfare and we will continue to appreciate him for that,” he said.
On President Tinubu’s inauguration, the Speaker said that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has the capacity and experience to transform Nigeria and to take the country to the next level of development.
“His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari has done his best in the last eight years. We have the hope that His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will continue from where the outgone President has stopped and he will address the developmental and other challenges facing the nation.
“Tinubu has done well when he was the Governor of Lagos State through transformation policies and programmes and of course Nigerians do not expect anything shorter than that.
“It is our hope that he will transform Nigeria, ensure peace, unity and speedy development across the States of the Federation including FCT Abuja, ” he said.
The Speaker called on the people of the State and Nigeria at large, to pray and support Governor Sule and President Tinubu to succeed in order to enjoy more dividends of democracy.
He added that every leader and government need the support of her citizens to succeed, hence the need of his call in that direction.
The Speaker called on the people of the State and Nigerians at large to be law abiding, respect constituted authorities, live in peace, unity and tolerate one another irrespective of their affiliations.