The federal government has assured that no part of the country will suffer any neglect owing to its geographical location or political consideration. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Boss Mustapha gave the assurance yesterday at the commissioning and hand over of three Ecological Fund Projects in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
According to a statement by the director, media in the office of the SGF, Lawrence Ojabo , the projects are gully erosion works at Veritas University, Bwari, Abuja, reconstruction of damaged culvert and road improvement works at Saburi, Abuja Municipal Area Council; and Jikwoyi gully erosion and flood control works, Abuja.
At the university, Mustapha stated that the federal government’s execution of the Ecological intervention projects across the country,demonstrates the sincerity of purpose of the Buhari led administration towards entrenching justice, equity and fair play to all and sundry. He stated that the Veritas university community faced challenges because of bad roads and gully and soil erosion.
The Federal Government’s intervention was therefore intended to bring relief to the sufferings of the university community and improve the learning environment. He charged the members of the community to take responsibility for maintaining and protecting the project and prevent indiscriminate dumping of refuse in the constructed drainage channels.
He commended the Emir of Bwari, Alhaji Mohammed Awal Ijakoro and members of the university community for providing a rancour-free environment during the execution of the project.
In his remarks at the occasion, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof Micheal Kwanashie thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for the intervention project in the University, which has brought relief to the community and afforded a more conducive atmosphere for learning.
He appealed to the Federal Government to ensure the completion of the entire scope of the works covering more stretches of degraded land within the university. .
The Chairman of Bwari Area Council,Hon. Dr. Musa Dikko stated that the completion and the handover of the project had put a lie to claims that the federal government had not performed.
He pledged the support of his people for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.