- A Nasarawa state lawmaker, Ibrahim Bala, is urging Nigerians to support and pray for President Buhari
- According to Bala, such support is necessary if Nigerians want to receive more dividends of democracy
- The lawmaker stated that the president has done a lot by initiating policies and projects that are impacting positively on the lives of people
Alhaji Ibrahim Bala, representing Keffi West constituency at the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, on Wednesday, January 31, called on Nigerians to increase their support for President Muhammadu Buhari to get more dividends of democracy, NAN reports.
Bala made the appeal while inaugurating a motorised borehole he sunk for the people of Tudun Kofar ward of his constituency in Keffi, Keffi local government area of the state.
NAIJ.com gathers that he also drummed support for Governor Tanko Al-Makura to succeed in delivering the dividends of democracy.
The lawmaker underscored the need for the support to enable the leaders deliver on their mandate.
Bala said: “No individual or government can succeed without support from the people."
According to him, sustained prayers by Nigerians will also help the president and Al-Makura as well other elected and appointed leaders to achieve growth and speedy development of the country.
He said he is sinking boreholes in his constituency to tackle the problem of water scarcity in Keffi and its environs.
“He who provides water provides life. Human beings cannot sustain their lives without water.
“Praying and supporting our leaders will bring more good things and will also bring peace, unity and national development.
“President Buhari and Al-Makura have done a lot by initiating policies and projects that are impacting positively on the lives of the people of the state and the country as a whole," Bala said.
He lauded Buhari and Al-Makura for doing well in the areas of infrastructure development, youth empowerment, security, fight against corruption and peace, among others.
The lawmaker also promised his constituency of a robust and quality representation, and solicited for their support and cooperation to enable him succeed.
Bala urged Nigerians to be law abiding, respect constituted authorities, and embrace peace and tolerate one another irrespective of ethnic, religious and political affiliations.
In a related development, NAIJ.com previously reported that Alhaji Maimala Buni, national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), appealed to Nigerians to support the Buhari administration in order to enhance good governance and development.
Alhaji Buni made the appeal in Damaturu, saying, “deliberate and unnecessary distractions were detrimental to service delivery.”
The secretary urged Nigerians to support government in promotion of “transparency, accountability, prudence and good governance for national development.”
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