Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has expressed optimism and confidence that the ongoing construction of the Police Training School in the State would enhance security.
Stating this at Endehu community of Nasarawa-Eggon Local Government Area (LGA) while inspecting the progress of work at the site, the Governor later met with the youth wing of Mada Development Association in Akwanga, and promised to unite them.
After inspecting the project, Sule said that it had multiple benefits to the State, including security, economic benefits, and employment opportunities to the youths, especially from the host community.
The Governor explained that with the construction work currently ongoing, more than 90 percent of workers engaged and food vendors as well as petty traders were from the host community, thus boosting the economic activities of the area.
He further said that the training college, would be the third of its kind for the police in the country.
“The Mobile Police has one for desert training in Gwoza, Borno State, another one for forest training in Ila in Osun State and this one in Nasarawa State is for hill training.
“This place popularly called Many Have Gone, is notorious for accident and kidnapping as well as armed robbery,” he said.
The Governor therefore, promised to partner security agencies, vigilantes, hunters and other stakeholders towards tacking insecurity in the state.
In the same vain Governor Abdullahi Sule, restated the commitment of his administration to foster unity among the diverse ethnic groups of the state, in order to enhance development.
The governor stated this in a chat with journalists shortly after attending a stakeholders meeting organized by the Mada Development Association Youth Wing, at Akwanga.
While recalling that his administration came into power on the mantra of uniting the people of the state, the Governor commended the MDA Youth Wing for convening the meeting and by bringing everybody together, irrespective of political differences, tribe or religion, for peaceful coexistence.
“The team did a wonderful job by bringing everybody together, all our former deputy governors, all our former senators together. It was a fantastic meeting where we were able to talk to each other directly. And I can see clearly, the beginning of the Mada nation getting united,” the Governor stated.
According to the governor, the vision of his administration is to see all the people of the state unite in order to develop the state together.