President Bola Tinubu represented by the Secretary to Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, with stakeholders of North Central.

Collins Chetuni, Lafia

President Bola Tinubu has promised to initiate more infrastructural projects across the states of the North Central region to boost the economy of the nation.

The President made the promise at the All Progressives Congress North-Central stakeholders meeting which was held in Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital on Sunday.

Tinubu who was represented at the meeting by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume, therefore, appealed to the stakeholders to maintain peace and unity in order to ensure the rapid growth of the party and the nation at large.

While noting the contributions of the zone to the development of the country over the years, he commended the North Central governors for their efforts in implementing impactful projects and sought their continued support and prayers to ensure the success of his administration.

“I want to reteirate this administration’s commitment to provide the necessary infrastructure and policies which would improve the lives of the people of the North Central region and all Nigerians.

“Already, we are working towards the completion of ongoing works on the Akwanga-Jos, Abuja -Lokoja, and the Makurdi-Enugu federal highways. And we will do more for Nigerians,” he added.

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On his part, the National Chairman of the APC, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, highlighted the introduction of e-registration for party members, to maintain accurate membership records.

Ganduje further appreciated the North Central APC leaders for inviting him to the meeting and emphasised the need for unity to ensure the party and nation’s development.

Earlier, Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, while welcoming the APC stakeholders to the state, urged them to set aside their differences and work harmoniously towards the success of the party across the country.

Our correspondent reports that the meeting was attended by the Governors of Kwara State, Kogi State, Benue State and the Deputy Governor of Niger State.

Other prominent stakeholders include; the immediate-past National Chairman of the APC, Abdullahi Adamu, former Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura, Senator Banabas Gemade, Minister of Steel Development, Shaibu Abubakar Audu, Minister of State, Police, Imaan Suleiman-Ibrahim, among others.