By: Willy Punvwet,
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has explained that, his desire to embark on the completion of projects started by his predecessor is aimed at putting a stop to the colossal lost of public funds that has been characterized such abandonment.
Speaking, while commissioning over 2,000 JAMB capacity examination hall in Lafia, the state capital, as part of his activities and programmes to mark his one year in office, the Governor charged his colleagues and other administrators across board, to view governance, “as a continuous exercise.”
According to him, the idea of continuity would help avoid a situation where projects started by predecessors are abandoned thereby, “leading to unnecessary wastage of public funds.”
Governor Sule, expressed delight that he is going to put to use, the four halls of 500 capacity each that was started by his predecessor in Nasarawa State.
While expressing his sincere appreciation to the people of the state, for the continuous support the have been showing to his administration, he disclosed that, “the support has given him much confidence to providing the needed dividends of democracy.”
The Governor to also mark his one year in office has flagged off the construction of a Bus Terminal at Shabu Village near Lafia, worth over One Billion Naira in the state capital, with a promise to construct same terminals at Akwanga and Keffi.
In his remarks at the occasion, Governor Sule, told his audience that, the Terminal is expected to be completed in ten months, as part of his administration’s efforts to diversify the state economy, with the aim of providing job opportunities to the teeming youths in the state.
He said the Bus Terminal is expected to have among other facilities, a Bank, a Petrol station, Waste disposal and a Security out post.
He charged the contractor of the project to ensure the speedy completion of the project, as well as, ensuring that it is constructed within specified standard.