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Speaker pledges to work with Governor Al-Makura

10 June 2015, 08:56

Lafia - The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, on Tuesday said he would work with the executive arm of government to transform the state.

Balarabe (APC-Umaisha/Ugya), made the pledge in an interview in Lafia.

The speaker also said that the legislature would work with the governor to fight poverty, unemployment and youths restiveness.

"I want to thank the people of my constituency for electing me and members of the 5th assembly for electing me as speaker.

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"We will produce quality and effective legislation to fight poverty, unemployment, youth restiveness and boost socio-economic activities in the state.

"Transparent and effective legislation will not only fight poverty and unemployment, but will address some challenges affecting the state."

"I want to pledge my cooperation with the executive arm under Governor Tanko Al-Makura to transform the state to greater height for the benefit of all."

Balarabe said the assembly would enact laws that would bring permanent peace to the state and urged people to embrace each other irrespective of ethnic, religious and political affiliation.

He called on the people to support the assembly to enable it enact laws that would have direct bearing on lives of the people.



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