Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, a first class traditional ruler in Nasarawa State, has urged incoming political leaders to fulfill their campaign promises to the electorate.
According to him, this, if accomplished, will go a long was in improving the standard of living of the people as well as the overall development of the country.
Abdullahi, who is the Ohimege Opanda of Umaisha, Toto Local Government Area, made the appeal on Saturday in Umaisha, while addressing his people, who paid him Sallah homage.
According to him, the country is going into a new political dispensation with new leaders coming on board.
“It is on this note that I want to advice them (politicians) to ensure that they fulfill their campaign promises to the people,” he said.
Abdullahi called on politicians, especially those who contested and their supporters, to forget the past, embrace each other and work for peace and progress of the area, state and the country at large.
The royal father also called on citizens to co-operate fully with the staff that would be carrying out the National Population Census soon in the area, in a bid to ensure a successful exercise.
He further urged stakeholders to also ensure that they enlighten and mobilise their people for the exercise.
The traditional ruler however commended Gov. Abdullahi Sule on his developmental strides and security efforts in the area.
He appealed for the completion of Umaisha/Toto road and the ongoing rural electrification project in the area.
The Executive Chairman, Toto LGC, Mr Abdullahi Aliyu, said the people of the area were set to participate fully in the census exercise.
He stated that already, machinery has been put in place to ensure a full mobilisation of the people for the exercise.
The chairman called on residents to be law abiding, respect constituted authorities, live in peace with one another, irrespective of their affiliations. (NAN)
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