By: Valentine Adese (JP),
President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB), Monday, commissioned a Federal Government Erosion Controlled Project at Sabon Gida in Langtang South Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State, facilitated by, Hon. Solomon Dalung, the then Minister of Sports and Youth Development in 2019.
Represented by the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, PMB reiterated his administration’s determination to continue with the implementation of all genuine policies, agreements and contracts, which are directed at laying a solid foundation in the quest for a viral and prosperous nation.
President Buhari said, “The project is to address the devastating effects of erosion in the area, and bring about easier mobility in the locality to enhance opportunities for economic growth of the people”.
The President however, enjoined the community in which it is situated, “to maintain and sustain the project”.
In their separate remarks, Plateau State Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Lalong, the Permanent Secretary, Ecological Fund Office, Dr. Hadiza Lawal, represented by Solomon Dalung, the Royal Father of the Area, Chief, Bamaiyi Gosele, among other key stakeholders, expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari, for completing the huge project.
On her part, Dr. Hadiza Lawal, represented by Solomon Dalung said, “No part of Nigeria will suffer neglect for reason of geographical location or political affiliation”.
The benefiting community has described the project as, “the first of its kind in the Local Government since the return of democracy in 1999”.