Shettima lauds Nasarawa governor’s commitment to infrastructure

Shettima Nasarawa State
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, VP Kashim Shettima and National Chairman of APC, Abdullahi Adamu, during the flagging off the 5-km Masaka-Luvu road in Karu LGA of Nasarawa State.

 

By DANJUMA JOSEPH, Lafia –

 

Vice President Kashim Shettima, has applauded Nasarawa State Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule, for his commitment to infrastructure development

Shettima, gave the accolades on Thursday, at the official commissioning of a 5km Masaka-Luvu Road, in Karu local government area of the state.

The Vice President, who also applauded the state for collaborating with the federal government on key projects, said the projects aligns with the federal government’s Renewed Hope agenda for nationwide development.

“This project is not just about asphalt and concrete,” Shettima declared, adding that “it’s about opening doors to new opportunities for the people of Masaka and beyond.”

The Vice President highlighted the potential for economic growth the new road unlocks, as it is nestled within the Karu local government area which has a strategic significance due to its proximity to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

“Karu is a metropolis on the rise, and this road is a key step towards unlocking its full potential. It will improve access to markets, jobs, and essential services, ultimately boosting the lives of countless residents,” he stated.

The VP commended Governor Sule, for fulfilling a promise made during the commissioning of the 248 Fuller Grand Luvu Housing Unit Estate in 2022.

“This is a testament to Governor Sule’s dedication to the people of Nasarawa. He understands that infrastructure is the backbone of development, and he’s not afraid to roll up his sleeves and get things done,” Shettima said.

The Vice President assured the community that the federal government would continue partnering with Nasarawa State, to ensure further infrastructure development in the area.

“We will not rest until every Nigerian has access to the infrastructure they need to thrive,” he declared.

Governor Sule, on his part expressed deep gratitude to the Vice President for his presence, highlighting the significance of the road project.

The governor, acknowledged the earlier commissioning of the 248 Housing Unit Estate in the area by the federal government and the subsequent community request for improved access roads.

“It was for these reasons and in consideration of the growing population that I approved the immediate construction of this 5KM road,” the governor said.

He emphasized the administration’s commitment to prioritising infrastructure development across urban and rural areas, describing it as a “panacea for economic growth and societal development” he said.

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