Cecilia Onah, Lafia
The Inter-Party Advisory Council has scored Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State high in Infrastructural development in the state.
IPAC, an umbrella body of political parties in the country gave the commendation in Karu Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday shortly after touring some of the projects executed by the Sule’s administration.
The National Chairman of IPAC, Engineer Yabagyi Sani who led a delegation of the Council on a state-wide tour, described the projects as world-class, and commended the present administration for translating democracy to tangible gains.
He explained that the group decided to go round the country to inspect projects executed by governors to ensure accountability in governance.
He said they had been to Kano and Imo States before coming to Nasarawa in order to see things for themselves and ensure that elected leaders actually deliver on their campaign promises.
He listed some of the projects inspected in Nasarawa State to include the Sani Abacha Bus Terminal Karu, Luvu Road in Mararaba, Permanent site of the College of Health, Science and Technology, Keffi, the dual-carriage Roads from Total Filling Station to Federal Medical Centre roundabout and from FMC roundabout to Nasarawa Road.
Others inspected are, Keffi Neighborhood market, Keffi Square and Museum, Antou bridge and Arusu Road in Kokona LGA.
In Akwanga LGA, the team visited Moroa Road, the newly established Faculty of Engineering of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi at Gudi, a remodeled VIP Lodge and Events Centre, Neighborhood market as well as a neighborhood market at Nassarawa-Eggon LGA respectively.
In Lafia, the team inspected the dual-carriage Shendam Road, Bus Terminal at Bukan-sidi, dual-carriage Shinge Road, Aliyu Doma Banquet Hall, New Presidential Lodge, ongoing construction of State Secretariat complex.
Others are; Lafia Cargo Airport, Vocational and Training Institute, Lafia; Abuja and Al-Makura streets, among others.
Sani said that the projects covered a wide spectrum including education, employment generation, tackling insecurity, reducing poverty and boosting the economy of the state.
“We are also aware that he has employed workers, implemented promotions of civil servants and paying salaries promptly. It is a welcomed development,” he added.
Our Correspondent reports that the IPAC team was received in Karu and Keffi LGAs by the council Chairmen, James Thomas and Mohammed Baba-Shehu respectively.