The lawmaker representing Niger East Senatorial District, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, has decried the circumstances of the over 2000 kilometers Federal Authorities-owned roads community in Niger State.
He additionally urged the individuals to not lose hope in Nigeria, regardless of the present challenges being confronted.
Musa in a press assertion he personally issued to felicitate with Nigerians on the nation’s Independence Day celebration, mentioned the situation of the street infrastructure within the state, notably these owned by the federal authorities was horrible.
“There are over 2000 kilometres of federal roads in Niger State, however there isn’t any single one that’s in good situation. The Minna-Suleja street is a nightmare for each motorists and commuters. Our individuals can not transport their farm produce to the markets. Merchants used to return from numerous components of the nation and even overseas to purchase from the farmers, however at this time, a lot of them are afraid of coming, both as a result of worry of being kidnapped or due to the deplorable circumstances of our roads. That is affecting the event of the state.”
He, subsequently, enchantment to President Muhammadu Buhari to hurry up the completion of many street tasks his administration has embarked upon within the state.
He additionally noticed that though it’s heart-warming to rejoice Nigeria at sixty, the present actuality the place lots of the individuals he represents can not take pleasure in peace resulting from banditry actions, leaves a lot to be desired of the celebration.
In response to him, “Our persons are predominantly farmers. However the problem of insecurity has crippled their actions, thereby subjecting them to untold hardship and financial difficulties. They will’t go to their farms for the worry of being kidnapped.”
Commending President Buhari for his doggedness at addressing the safety challenges within the nation, he mentioned, “As we mark Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary, I heartily felicitate with our in a position president, his Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, and our amiable Governor, His Excellency Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, our royal fathers and all the individuals of Niger State.
“Each the president and our amiable governor’s efforts at addressing the safety points within the nation are commendable. However we nonetheless enchantment to Mister President to do extra for us. He ought to assist in quick monitoring the completion of the continued street tasks his administration has began in our pricey state. I additionally name on the federal authorities to supply extra safety for our individuals in order that they will go about their developmental actions.”
The lawmaker, nevertheless, urged the individuals to not lose hope in Nigeria however to stay hopeful, prayerful and consider that each one will likely be effectively.
“Regardless of the challenges, we should thank God for preserving the nation as one indivisible nation. As towards agitations from numerous angles to disintegrate Nigeria, now we have remained one. I consider there’s a lot we are able to obtain by means of unity. So long as we stay collectively, we’ll obtain a lot within the years forward,” he mentioned in optimism.
Musa then assured that on his half, he would proceed to pursue vigorously all insurance policies, legal guidelines and programmes that may impression positively on the individuals’s well-being.