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Nigeria at 60: Sen Musa decries state of federal roads in Niger

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 folks 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, stated 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 a single one that’s in good situation. The Minna-Suleja street is a nightmare for each motorists and commuters. Our folks can’t transport their farm produce to the markets. Merchants used to come back from numerous components of the nation and even overseas to purchase from the farmers, however immediately, lots of them are afraid of coming, both because of the concern of being kidnapped or due to the deplorable circumstances of our roads. That is affecting the event of the state.”

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He, due to this fact, enchantment to President Muhammadu Buhari to hurry up the completion of many street initiatives his administration has embarked upon within the state.

He additionally noticed that though it’s heart-warming to have fun Nigeria at sixty, the present actuality the place lots of the folks he represents can’t get pleasure from peace as a consequence of banditry actions, leaves a lot to be desired of the celebration.

Based on 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 concern of being kidnapped.”

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Commending President Buhari for his doggedness at addressing the safety challenges within the nation, he stated, “As we mark Nigeria’s sixtieth Independence Anniversary, I heartily felicitate with our ready president, his Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, and our amiable Governor, His Excellency Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, our royal fathers and your complete folks 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 continuing street initiatives his administration has began in our pricey state. I additionally name on the federal authorities to supply extra safety for our folks in order that they will go about their developmental actions.”

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The lawmaker, nevertheless, urged the folks to not lose hope in Nigeria however to stay hopeful, prayerful and imagine that every one will likely be effectively.

“Regardless of the challenges, we should thank God for conserving the nation as one indivisible nation. As in opposition to agitations from numerous angles to disintegrate Nigeria, we’ve remained one. I imagine there’s a lot we are able to obtain by way of unity. So long as we stay collectively, we are going to obtain a lot within the years forward,” he stated 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 folks’s well-being.

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