22 December 2020 By Chris Nyamtu
Senator representing Nasarawa South at the National Assembly, Tanko Almakura has commenced installation of solar power electricity in communities and public boarding schools across the five Local Government Areas of the zone.
Speaking with Radio Nigeria in Azara, Keana Local Government Area of the State during the inauguration of the project, Paramount Ruler of the Area , Alhaji Kabiru Musa described the gesture as the first of its kind in the Community.
Alhaji Kabiru Musa said the solar power electricity would serve as a major boost in checking activities of hoodlums and other bad elements in the rural areas.
Principal, Federal Government Girls College Keana, Hajiya Aishatu Muhammed who is also a beneficiary of the project said the solar power electricity would go a long way in addressing epileptic power supply and check insecurity in the school.
Senator Tanko Almakura, represented by Ambassador Designate, Mr Henry Omaku stated that the initiative to provide solar power electricity in the communities was borne out of the desire to give people in rural areas some sense of belonging.
He called on the benefitting Communities to take ownership of the project ,and ensure it serves the purpose it was meant for.