By Awayi Kuje
Lafia (Nasarawa State), Feb. 9, 2021 (NAN) Alhaji Mohammed Alkali, representing Lafia North Constituency in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has donated N1.3 million to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the constituency.
Alkali, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, donated the money during a meeting with stakeholders in the constituency in Lafia on Monday.
The lawmaker, who was represented by a former Chairman of Lafia North Development Area, Mr Salisu Murtala, said that the money was aimed at supporting the party’s registration/revalidation exercise.
According to him, the donation is for mobilisation and transport fare to ensure the success of the exercise in the constituency.
He also said that the meeting was organised to create awareness among stakeholders on the need to mobilise party faithful to participate actively in the exercise.
Alkali said that he would continue to support the party and his constituents to enjoy more dividends of democracy.
The lawmaker called on stakeholders and other party faithful to ensure full mobilisation of members and other people who might wish to join the party.
He called on the people of the constituency, who had yet to register with the party, to do so in their own interest and for the overall development of the state.
In their separate remarks, Mrs Juliana Esla-Dauda, Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Abdullahi Sule and another governor’s aide, Mr Usman Uggah, lauded Alkali for the meeting, while expressing their resolve to work in unity for the success of the exercise in the constituency.
Naija247news reports that the constituency comprises of Lafia North and Lafia East Development Areas which are made of six electoral wards namely: Ashige, Assakio, Arikya , Adogi, Shabu- Kwandare and Keffi Wambai.