Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, has appreciated the people of the State for returning Gov. Abdullahi Sule to Government House for second term during the just concluded general elections.
The Speaker’s appreciation was coming when he played host to Kwararafa Women Association, Nasarawa State Chapter, today in his office in Lafia where they drummed support for his re-election as Speaker of the 7th Nasarawa State House of Assembly.
This the women group said it will enable him consolidate on track records of achievements so far.
Addressing the Women, the Nasarawa State Number Three Citizen said that the people of the State deserves commendation for voting Gov. Sule in the last election to enable him build on the solid foundation he has put in place.
” His Excellency, Gov Abdullahi Sule deserves his victory at the election. You can not beat people and stop them from crying, it is always what it is”
The Speaker apprecited them for the visit and assured them of his support at all times.
” Today, I feel honoured for your visit to share with us the joy of our electoral victories and for sympathizing with some of our members that lost their elections,” he said.
” We shall consider you in all of our activities to give you sense of belonging and to enable you contribute positively to the development of the State, ” he said.
The Speaker also assured them of effective partnership to take the State to the next level of development.
The Nasarawa State Number Three Man dedicated the award given to him by the association to the members of the House for giving him all the necessary support to succeed.
“The Award is not only for me but for all Honourable Members for their support, this is because the successes and what I have achieved was as a result of Honourable Members support,” he said.
He said that the House was among the few Houses of Assembly that live in peace with their executive arm in the country.
Earlier, Hajiya Kaltume Suleiman Ogah, the Chairperson of the association said that the visit was to congratulate the Speaker and other members who won their elections and to sympathize with those members that lost their elections.
” We are here to congratulate you the Rt. Hon Speaker as your victory did not come to us as a surprise because of your achievements and track records.
” Your leadership style has promoted peace and speedy development across the state.
” It is our wish that you return as the Speaker of the 7th Assembly in the state ,” she said.
She assured the Speaker of effective partnership and support at all times.
Besides, the Chairperson presented an award of Excellence to the Speaker for his outstanding achievements and track records as a man of peace and unity, hence the need for the award,” she said.