Participants of Air College course I, 2016 Makurdi have expressed satisfaction with the infrastructural development embarked upon by the governor of Nasarawa state Tanko Al-Makura.
Leader of the delegation Air Commander Idi Lugbo made the expression shortly after the conclusion of their environmental study tour of the state.
The participant toured the state for five days to assess how the government has impacted positively on the lives of the people.
The tour which had its theme ‘socio economic and infrastructural development; impacts on poverty status took the participants to projects embarked upon by the state government.
Giving an overall assessment of the study tour, Air Commander Idi Lugbo said having gone round, they are satisfied with the infrastructural development put in place by the government.
Some of the projects according to him include the construction of road networks, hospitals, culverts, bridges and water schemes.
“The governor is doing well in terms of improving the water supply to the various parts of the state. In terms of road network, connecting the people because the state is mostly agrarian in nature, farmers will be able to carry their produce to the market with ease”
He proffered solution to insecurity issues and made a case for more security personnel to be deployed to flashpoints, involvement of community leaders and creation of employment for youths.
“The efforts of the government is to ensure that the youths are gainfully employed in a way of stemming out insecurity, because when people are employed they will not be involved in criminal activities. We need to have more police at various major locations and villages”, he said.