By Abel Abogonye, Lafia

Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Honorable Ibrahim Balarabe has provided over 350 solar street lights to 23 communities in his constituency in the six wards.

This he said is aimed at giving support to Governor Abdullahi Sule’s security agenda of tackling the activities of kidnappers and other security challenges in his constituency.

The Speaker who represents Umaisha/Ugya State Constituency on the platform of the APC said he spent about N23.5Million for community projects in the six electoral wards.

The wards according the him are Umaisha, Ugya, katapha, Dausu, Shege and Kenyehu respectively.

The speaker indicated that project which commenced last year in the first phase with Umaisha Ward, the headquarters of the development Area saw the installation of 150 Solar street lights worth 10.5million in Umaisha.

The second phase according to him that was carried out this year between last month and this month saw the purchased of over 200 solar street lights to some selected flash point villages in the remaining five electoral wards.

Some of the villages that benefited in Umaisha he listed to include shogene and Ilegeya, in katapha ward villages are katapha,Anguwan Mada, Share and Angwan Hausawa benefited while Shamange and karbana benefited in kenyehu ward.

Similarly, in Ugya ward, he listed villages like kolo, kuwa and kovoso to have benefited while Dausu and Igwa benefited in Dausu ward just as Iggi, Ihenkpe, kaita, Tondo, Angura, Shege, Daza, Shakaruku, Kokoto and Kanahuru all benefited in Shege ward.

The gesture according to the Speaker would go a long way to checkmate activities of bandits and kidnappers in the area as well as improve on the standard of living of his people.

He called on the people to safeguard the street lights jealously, to be security conscious, remain committed to constituted authorities and be supportive of the government of the day at all levels to succeed.

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