Nath Gbaoron, Lafia
The Nasarawa state governor, Engr. Abdulahi Sule has said his government will spend over 2bn to establish more primary and junior secondary schools across different communities of the state.
Governor Sule made this known at a town hall meeting in continuation of his campaign rally of development areas in Mada Station of Agidi Development Area of Nasarawa Eggon local government area of the state.
While addressing the people of the area Governor Sule said he got information about the school destroyed by the rainfall in the community and he has sent a delegation that came and checked.
He explained that “On the report I got from the delegation that visited the school, I’ve big news for you today we’re in discussion with Universal Basic Education. We are looking forward to the establishment of new schools and additional classrooms in the two schools in Mada station and other parts of the state.”
He further said the additional schools will cope with the increase of pupils and students in the state primary and junior secondary schools.
Governor Sule who said his administration has rehabilitated the primary healthcare center in Mada Station also promised to establish a general hospital to meet up with the population of the area.
“We’re talking about hospital and I’ve repaired your primary healthcare centre, we’re looking forward expanding the centre to a general hospital because Mada Station is big enough to have a general hospital.”
Governor Sule said his administration does not embark on projects until there is resources and capacity as already the government has sourced funds for the proposed projects in the area and other communities across the state.
He said he was in the area to seek their support in his bid to be reelected in 2023.
John Mamman, the Nasarawa State All Progressive Congress Chairman earlier said APC administration under the stewardship of Governor Abdullahi Sule carried out some projects in the area and one of them is the Arikpa Bridge which helps in improving the economic fortune of the area.
Other speakers at the town hall meeting appreciated and commended Governor Sule’s administration for impacting on their lives through his projects and asked for more.