Stakeholders of Udege and Agwada development areas of Nasarawa State, has lauded Gov.Tanko Al-Makura and the Nasarawa State Police Command for tackling kidnapping, farmers-herdsmen feud and other security challenges in the area and the state at large.
Mr. Samuel Egya, former third term member at the House of Representatives who spoke on behalf of other stakeholders gave the commendation on Wednesday after the stakeholders’ meeting in Udege development area of the state.
He said that the commendation became imperative considering the positive steps taken by the state government and the state police command in tackling criminal activities in the area.
According to the stakeholders, “we have tasked farmers-herdsmen and other people of the area to live in peace and tolerate one another and to reports the suspicious movement of any person or group to the appropriate authority for necessary action.
Samuel Egya said: “Since 2012, Udege/Agwada development areas of Nasarawa state have continually experienced wanton destruction of lives and property consequent upon the wicked acts of the purported Fulani herdsmen.
“This development prompted stakeholders which include Sen.Abdullahi Adamu, Hon.Mohammed Opkoku-Odege of the state legislature and other prominent sons and daughters of this area to take practical steps to end the security challenges.
“But today, we are happy to report back that the intervention of the state government under Gov.Tanko Almakura and the Nasarawa state commissioner of Police in particular and other security agencies has tackled the security challenges facing our area.
“It is in view of this, we are thanking Gov.Tanko Al-Makura and the state commissioner of police, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq-Bello for the giant feat recorded in restoring peace and hope back to our communities.
“We appreciate Al-Makura for the concern and the political will pulled to effectively douse and dispel all political and baseless insinuations and negative reports all in a bid to ensure that the security agencies had the enabling environment to perform their duties,” he said
The stakeholders appreciated the efforts of the members of the community for being law abiding and urged them to sustain the spirit for the overall peace and progress of the area, the state and the country at large.