The Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Tanko Al-Makura, has dedicated his award to the physically challenged persons in the country.
He stated this when he received an award for giving hope to the physically challenged in Nasarawa State at the 2nd edition of The AUTHORITY Award for Excellence and Good Governance in Abuja.
Al-Makura said: “I have dedicated this award given to me by The AUTHORITY Newspapers to the physically-challenged in Nigeria.”
Represented by the Deputy Governor, Mr. Silas Agara, Al-Makura applauded The AUTHORITY for the award.
The governor said that the award would spur him to do more for the physically challenged people not only in Nasarawa but the entire country.
Since the inception if his administration, Governor Al-Makura has given considerable attention to the plight of the physically-challenged through the introduction of policies to improve on their living conditions.