The solar-powered street lights installed by Speaker Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi.

Shonaye Prince, Lafia

The Speaker Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mr. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, has in his effort to complement the state government fight against insecurity, installed over 350 solar street lights across villages in all the six electoral wards of his constituency.

The Speaker Abdullahi who is representing Umaisha/Ugya (APC), in the State Assembly said he spent about 23.5 million Naira for the community project in the six electoral wards which are Umaisha, Ugya, katapha, Dausu, Shege and Kenyehu respectively,saying that the effort is to support Governor Abdullahi Sule fight against insecurities in the state.

The project which was commenced last year in the first phase with Umaisha Ward, the headquarters of the development Area saw the installation of 150 Solar street lights worth 10.5million in Umaisha.

The second phase installation of over 200 solar light took off between January and February of this year in some major points across villages in the remaining five electoral wards.

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Some of the villages that benefited in Umaisha are shogene and Ilegeya, in katapha ward villages like katapha,Anguwan Mada,Share and Angwan Hausawa benefited while Shamange and karbana benefited in kenyehu ward.

The Speaker said that the gesture was part of his effort to consolidate on the effort the state government and security agencies in their to tackle insecurity in the state, muchly in the aspect of Banditry and kidnapping.

Mr. Abdullahi however called on the people of the areas to safeguard the street lights jealously, be security conscious and remain committed to constituted authorities by being supportive to government policies and programmes.