Gov. Al-Makura Solicits Peace In Obi LGA Of Nasarawa

Channels Television  
Updated March 13, 2015

al-makuraGovernor Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa state has urged various tribes affected in previous crisis, returning homes ahead of the general elections to live peacefully among themselves.

Governor Al-makura made the call at the facilitation movement of Internally Displaced Persons, urging those going back to their homes in Obi Local Government Area to co-exist without resorting to violence.

The resettlement of the people of Daddare, Tudun Adabu and Obi is part of the governor’s tour of the state to address social issues ahead of the elections.

Governor Al-makura and his All Progressives Campaign campaign team arrived Obi and Daddare towns to commence the resettlement exercise that will facilitate the return of its inhabitants.

The governor, who also presented staff of office to the traditional ruler of the towns, urged the various tribes to co-exist peacefully upon their return, as government has procured relief items to help rebuild their homes and allow for an improved standard of living.

Mr Al-makura listed projects executed by his administration in the area, asking them to give him another chance to do more for the people.

During the rally, people in Awe local government assured the governor that he would get their total support and turn out in the forth coming elections.

The postponement of the elections by six weeks would allow political parties to put finishing touches to their preparation for the election, allowing them to do more campaign and reach out to the rural areas  to canvass for votes from the people.