By: Paul Naomi,
The newly sworn-in members of the Legislative Arm of Jos-North Local Government Council (LGC) of Plateau State have promised to make Laws for peace, orderliness and progress of the Local Government.
This position and promise of the Councilors was disclosed by the Leader of the Legislative Arm, Hon. Yakubu Atsen, in an exclusive interview with REALITY, after a short meeting with other Councilors, opposite the Plateau State House of Assembly, Jos.
According to him (Hon. Yakubu), the need for such Laws is to cause more accommodation and unity in the cosmopolitan city of Jos and in line with the nature and ideals of the Chairman of the Council, Hon Shehu Bala.
In his words he said, “My name is, Hon. Yakubu Atsen, Counselor representing Lamingo Ward at the same time, God willing, I am the Leader of the Legislative Arm of Jos North Local Government Council, for the sake of the administration of Jos North Local Government.
“Our major objectives are as follows: First, is to cause peace and unity and coexistence of one another because, from the Legislative point of view, it is our duty and obligation to ignite Laws, deliberate Laws or Bylaws that will contain each and everyone to stay in peace and unity.
“It is our duty as well that, by the time we bring out these Laws or Bylaws we must ensure that, they are being implemented.
“Thank God for the Chairman we have on board, he is someone that loves peace, someone that loves peaceful coexistence, considering the local Government being a cosmopolitan in nature.
“So, we are going to work hand in hand with him and other members of the Legislative Arm to ensure that, Jos North becomes a better Local Government to live in”.