The Nasarawa State Government, on Monday, announced it would construct more bridges and culverts in the state before the end of 2017 to link rural communities.
The Deputy Governor of the State, Mr. Silas Agara, said this in Akwanga, Akwanga Local Government Area at a meeting with delegates led by Mr. Moses Malle from Akun Development Area of the state.
“The bridges and culverts that you have seen is a tip of an iceberg as you are going to see the renovation of more culverts, more roads, and more clinics, among others.’’
The Governor of the State Tanko Al-Makura released over N700 million to the 13 local governments and 18 development areas in the state for the construction of bridges and culverts in February.
“Everybody in the state has seen what the government of Gov. Al-Makura has done since its inception in fighting poverty, hunger, unemployment, youths and women restiveness as well as boosting the socio-economic development of the State said Mr. Agara while appreciating the stakeholders for the visit.
He also urged delegates and people of the state to keep supporting the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Tanko Al-Makura
Stakeholders who met with the deputy governor include Mr. Baba Affiku, an APC chieftain in the area, Mr. Monday Nanza, a former Administrator of the area, Mrs. Titi Monde, a former Commissioner for Information in the state, and Mr. Paul Abuga, Gov. Al-Makura’s Personal Assistant, among others.