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NGO tasks elected leaders on people-oriented projects

18 May 2015, 07:53

Zaria - A Zaria-based Non Governmental Organisation, Waje District Development Association (WDDA) on Sunday tasked elected political leaders on executing projects that would touch the lives of the citizenry.

Malam Garba Mohammed, Chairman of the association, stated this at a town hall meeting held at Zaria Youth Centre, Tudun-Wada in Zaria.

He said the essence of the meeting was to provide a platform for dialogue between the community and political office holders representing the area.

Tracing the history of the non-political association to year 2000, Mohammed said it was established with a view to bringing unity and promoting socio-economic well-being of the people.

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He noted that the association had already itemised some demands by the community which would serve as reference point to the elected members.

He lauded the electorate for their foresight and commitment for what he described as gigantic efforts at electing credible leaders in recent election.

Earlier, the Chairman of the occasion and former Director at Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Malam Mohammed Balarabe described the association's efforts at promoting unity among people as commendable.

He urged the leaders-elect to do everything possible to prove the credibility of choice that brought about their election to pave way for positive change. 


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