Lawmaker empowers 321, gives scholarship to 101 students in Nasarawa - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Sunday, September 24, 2023

Lawmaker empowers 321, gives scholarship to 101 students in Nasarawa


Federal House of Representatives member  representing Akwanga, Wamba and Nasarawa Egon federal constituency  of Nasarawa sttate, Hon. Jeremiah Umaru at the weekend empowered over 321 members of his constituent with various items.

The lawmaker also awarded scholarship to 101 indigent students studying in various higher institutions to assist them in their educational pursuit within  and outside the country to mark his 100 days in office.

Items given out during the   empowerment included, 40 deep freezers, 30 sowing machines, 30 grinding machines, 100 cooking stove, while 20 vehicles were donated to his supporters across party lines as well as  three transformers  to the three local government that make up the federal constituency.

Speaking at the distribution exercise  in Akwanga Local Government Area (LGA) of the  State,  Umar said the gesture was part of his thank you to the people of his constituency   for  standing by him  before, during and after the election.

According to the federal law maker who announced a scholarship of N50, 000 each, to 101 students from the constituency studying at different tertiary institutions across the country,  the beneficiaries  were drown from all the polling units of the 35 electoral wards in  the constituency.

Umaru  who recently donated three 300 KVA transformers, installed 100 solar powered street lights and distributed fertilisers and sprayer to 100 farmers explained  that the 20 vehicles donated to his supporters cutting across all political parties was to appreciate them and to tell them that  the time for politics  was over as such, people should begin to enjoy the benefit of good governance.

"I have designed a comprehensive blueprint to tackle the numerous challenges confronting  the people of my constituency including  programme to tackle the issue of  electricity, address the  need of the youths,  women, empower farmers to ensure food security, promote sporting activities among others,"  the lawmaker declared.

"It is my pleasure to announce the  sponsorship of  six bills which had  passed first reading and one motion at the green chamber within my three months  to attract federal presence to my  constituency".

The member representing Akwanga Wamba and Nasarawa Egon promised to give the constituency the best representation to justify the mandate given him  during  the polls.

Speaking during the unavailing of the items donated  and inauguration of  the scholarship scheme, Governor Abdullahi Sule commended the member for making  the state,  his constituency  proud.

Sule while  encouraging  the member to sustain the performance and advised beneficiaries of the gesture to make judicious use of the items  to better their lives  cautioned them against the  sale of the items.

Governor Sule also lauded the member for sponsoring six bills in just 100 days in office, adding that, "there is no way a member who is not serious to deliver will be able to sponsor such number of bills within the period under review.

In his goodwill message,   Nasarawa State Chairman of  the All Progressives Congress (APC),   Aliyu Bello,  commended  the law maker for his performance  during his  100 days.

He encouraged the lawmaker to sustain his performance, adding that his constituents would always be proud that they entrusted him with their mandate.

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