By Abubakar Suleiman, Lafia
Giza Community in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa state expressed appreciation as Governor Abdullahi Sule commissioned electrification projects put together by the council chairman, Hon. Adamu Adi Giza.
According to the Charman, the project gulped the total sum of N150m.
Some Community members who spoke to, The Triumph commended, Hon. Adi for this wonderful gesture extended to his kinsmen, as they prayed God to continue to protect and guide him in the right directions.
Terhember Iorfa and Emos Emmanuel are residents of Giza, who described the commissioning of the project as a great achievement that no other Chairmen have ever recorded in the history of Keana LGA.
“Mr. Journalists you note that with the coming of electricity in our domain, it will boost economic activities, rate of crime will no doubt, be reduced drastically and our youth will fully gain employment in different capacities.
“Furthermore, our younger ones will not wait for white collar jobs from government any longer as they will go into welding, grinding machine, mechanic among other businesses to improve their livelihoods”
They said, “In every society where youth are busy with their day to day lawful engagement, that community is bound to be free from any form of criminality and insecurity.”
In his address at the commissioning of the multi millionaire Giza electrification project, Governor Abdullahi Sule commended the chairman for the project.
Our correspondent report that the 20km 33KVA electrification project was put together by the Chairman of Keana Local Government Area, Hon. Adamu Adi in Giza, his home town.
Governor Sule acknowledged that much will not be achieved in the area of industrialization, employment, among others, without power supply.
He reaffirmed that, on assumption of office, his administration entered into a contract with the people of the state, for the provision of infrastructure, employment opportunities, healthcare, water supply and electricity.
Governor Sule, further explained that as part of his administration’s commitment to putting to an end the problem of electricity supply in the state, they are also working the completion of the 330KVA substation in Akurba.
“Though I inherited the electricity project from my predecessor, Senator Umaru Tanko Al-makura, I have taken the bull by the horns by visiting major stakeholders with a view to completing the project and by coming months, it will be done.
“The Akurba power substation project is almost100 percent completed as at now. What remains, is what they call the line-in, line-out, which the owners of the project assured me, will be completed in months.
“As I speak to you now, equipment for the final phase of the project have arrived the project site from Lagos, with 14 out of the 23, forty-foot containers in Akurba.
“Two lines will be dedicated to Lafia, one line will go to Doma, one line will take care of Assakio/Obi/Keana, one line will go to Akwanga,” the governor said.
He also disclosed that his administration is working on the generation of hydroelectric power in Farin Ruwa, Wamba Local Government Area.
Our correspondent gathered that Giza which was established over 400years ago, has never witnessed government present until now when Hon. Adamu Adi Giza was elected as Chairman of Keana LGA.