- Tells Maku To Allow The People To Judge Governor Al-Makura
The state Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Nasarawa State, Aliyu Bello has cautioned the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, Labaran Maku to allow independent minds to judge the performance of the APC under the leadership of Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura.
Bello stated this while reacting to a press briefing accorded to members of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Nasarawa state chapter, the secretary said Al-Makura remain the best governor the ever produce
Saying a lot has been achieved under the ruling party in Nasarawa State, he listed some of the achievements ranging from road to schools
While reacting on the projects executed by the PDP from inception, he, however, added that the current regime under governor Al-Makura has played a vital role in some of the federal government projects.
“The federal government is for us all, by the way, was the federal secretariat completed? For the Federal University, Lafia, Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has played a key role and chunk amount of resource channeled to the institution.
The APC secretary asserted that the unfolding in the Federal University with the donation of a Specialist hospital, Lafia to University Teaching Hospital is something to write home about.
“On the issue of Doma Army barrack does the barrack exist? No, it was with the support of Al-Makura that the barrack was functional.
“On the issue of Doma-Lafia, Obi-Awe road, money was released; contract not executed but was swindled from the source”
While commenting on the N217bn accrued to Nasarawa State from the Federation Allocation Account Committee but nothing to show for, the party secretary described the comment as mere aspersions and distraction by the opposition.
“Nasarawa Eggon, his country home benefited a lot from this government in times of road network, people can attest to this”
“I’m challenging Maku to name the schools that benefited from 120 computers during the reign of President Goodluck Jonathan in Nasarawa State”.
He further shed more light on sales of state assets to the holistic effort of Al-Makura to complete Nasarawa House at the nation’s capital.
He also described the comment of former minister of Information as hate speech aimed at inciting crisis, adding that the opening of Kwandare -Kokona road was not meant to sidelined Nasarawa Eggon and Akwanga but was with good intentions to who development to other communities within that axis.
“Why did he decamp to APGA, he asked as he accused the then PDP of building a weak fortress for Nasarawa State “.
“The People’s Democratic Party in Nasarawa State initiated Fertilizer Blending Plant in Lafia, Meat Diary and Processing Factory, Nasara Sacks and Packages but is not viable”.
On Victoria Island property, the scribe of the ruling party, Aliyu Bello said the then regime lease the building as a hotel but without any dividends.
“Al-Makura has to pay N250m to retrieve the property in V. I, stating that the opposition party during its reign failed to utilize the properties “.