By Our Reporter
Lafia Stakeholders Holders Forum (LSF) has denied rumour making the rounds that Governor Abdullah A. Sule was booed at Lafia Central Jumma’t mosque last friday. A statement issued in Lafia and signed by Hon Rayyanu Iliyasu Talba Babba of Lafia on behalf of forum reads in part: “The Attention of members of Lafia Stakeholders Forum (LSF), has been drawn to ‘Fake News’ making the rounds that some Lafia youths booed Governor Abbdullahi Sule, during juma’at prayers, last week Friday”
“Ordinarily, we wouldn’t have responded but to put the record straight, we decided to react to the rumour and clear the name of Lafia and it’s peace loving people” the statement stressed.
The statement pointed out that “Lafia, since its existence hundreds of fruitful years ago, is well known for peace and unalloyed respect for its leaders, past and present” adding “The true story is that one of our youths shouted the names of the governor and others joined him by showering encomiums on him. We wonder how such could turned out to be booing the governor”
” We members of this noble forum hereby debunked this fake news peddled around by disgruntled people who never wished our community well” the added
It continued “We humbly wish to assure the governor that we are 100% behind him and his laudable policies and programmes well designed to give Lafia, the state capital and the entire state a national outlook”
While calling on youths to support the administration of Engineer Abbdullahi Sule, the governor of Nasarawa State, to enable him succeed in his desired commitment to build the Nasarawa State of our collective dreams, the statement further thanked Give Abdullah Sule for appointing some sons and daughters Lafia into various positions in his government.
“We wish to also congratulate the governor for clocking one year in office. The last one year has been historic and remarkable, with so many steps taking to take the state to the promised land”
“We wish you Allah’s guidance, protection and good health, to enable you govern Nasarawa State successful” the statement concluded.