Jema'a local government Chairman hails El-rufai'i on partial autonomy to LGAs

Mr Danjuma Averik, the Chairman of Jema'a local government area of Kaduna State has hailed Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-rufai'i for granting local government areas in the State partial autonomy which had paved way for development.

Averik who spoke on Saturday during the his One Year Stewardship held at the New Choice Hotel Auditorium, Kafanchan said local Councils in the State recorded successes due tk to the support they received from the Governor.

"It is our hope that we shall in no distant time, we shall enjoy full autonomy," he said.

He said since inception, the Council had focusses of the areas of peace, security and safety in the local government which according him had paved the way for development to thrive.

"In this regard we had established Police out posts at Jahindi-Bade wards, Bakinkogi and Kokom wards to curtail insecurity challenges," he said.

Averik who further enumerated strides recorded in the health, Agricultural and infrastructure urged the people of Jema'a to be tolerable with each other, engage in consteuctive criticism and be security conscious.

Shehu Garba, Member House of Representatives, Jema'a/Sanga Constituency and Chairman of the occasion in a welcome address described the event and a unique and significant one as it showcases the accomplishments of the leadership of the Council in the last one year.

"As elected members, we must bear in mind that the people expect so much from us and the least is for us to give account of what we have been doing over time.

"Governance today can no longer be shrouded in secrecy especially with the opportunity provided by the social media as such elected officials must endeavor to create windows for routine interaction," he said.

Garba who commended the Chairman of Jema'a local government urged him not to relent in doing more to improving the lot of the people and urged for an overwhelming support from all and sundry.

Compass Times reports that some of the projects highlighted in the scorecard recorded in Kaura Local Government within the last one year included; construction of culvert at; Asso, Takau, Atuku, Maigizo, Kaninkon, Jagindi, Godogodo, Kafanchan A and B.

Others include; provision of transformer at Ungwan Musa, Ungwan Baiya, Takau and Barde wards including renovations of schools at; LEA Primary school Ambam, Ungwan Gwandara, construction of health clinic at Kusom and construction of Emir's palace gate amongst others.

Compass Times further reports that the occasion which also witnessed a book presentation titled; "Conflict Resolution and Peace Building," written by Shul-Nom Bako, was graced by representative of the Traditional Institution, politicians, the Clergy, Youths and Women Groups and persons from all works of life.

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