Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has felicitated with all Nigerlites on the 45th years anniversary of the State’s creation from the defunct North Western State during the regime of General Murtala Ramat Muhammad.
In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mary Noel-Berje, Governor Sani Bello appreciated God for the appreciable growth and development recorded in the last forty five years of the State’s existence.
Governor Sani Bello who noted that the level of development in the State is not commensurate with it years of existence, he however said a lot is being done to add value to the contributions of successive administrations towards building a virile State.
The Governor said though some parts of the State for some years now have been bedeviled by the barbaric and nefarious activities of bandits, kidnappers and cattle rustlers which have slow down developmental activities in the State, his administration is more than ever determined to halt the insecurity challenges in the State.
” The people in the affected parts of the State have suffered enormously due to the continued attacks by the bandits. But I am not going to be deterred by that, government will step up it plans to end the insecurity”, he added
He acknowledged the efforts of the traditional rulers and urged them to improve on the existing harmonious, peaceful coexistence in their domains as well as fish out enemies of the State who serve as informants to the men of the underworld while advising them not to compromise in the discharge of their duties
The Governor maintained that infrastructural development is a panacea for economy development hence his administration will not leave any stone unturned to ensure infrastructural development so as to make the State economically viable.
He called for collective efforts noting that the task of governance is a collective responsibility which must not be left to government alone while assuring that Government will continue to formulate policies and programmes that will impact positively on the lives of the citizens.
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Mary Noel-Berje Chief Press Secretary to Governor of Niger state.