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2023: Lawmaker tasks youths on blackmail, violence

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Mr  Mohammed Alkali, a member representing Lafia North constituency at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, appealed to the youths to embrace peace and play the game according to its rules.

Alkali made the call while playing host to National Youth Council of Nigeria, Lafia East Development Area on Friday in Lafia.

This he said, was in the interest of peace and for the overall development of the state and the country at large.

He said that if youths played the game by the rules, it would ensure peaceful and successful 2023 general elections in the country as well as enhance development in the state.

The lawmaker, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, also urged them to be law abiding before, during and after the general election.

”I want to appreciate you for the visit and to assure you of my continued readiness to support you to succeed.

”I want to call on you not to allow any politician or selfish individual use you to forment trouble before, during and after the 2023 general election.

”So that we will continue to enjoy the relative peace in the state under the watch of His Excellency, Engineer Abdullahi Sule,” he said.

He further enjoined youths in his constituency to join the crusade of championing harmonious coexistence in the state for peace and development to thrive.

The deputy chief whip of the assembly however appreciated the youths for honouring him with award for his purposeful representation.

Alkali assured of his continued determination to initiate good policies and programmes that would have direct bearing on his constituents.

He called on them and other people of the state to support Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s administration to succeed beyond 2023.

Earlier, the Coordinator of Youth Council in the area, Mr Abimiku Solomon, said that the visit was to identify with the lawmaker over his purposeful leadership in the House.

”This honour is for a job well done. You have performed and still doing well in the House,” the chairman said.
They assured the lawmaker of their loyalty and support at all times.

Recalls  that the youths presented an award to the lawmaker for sound and quality respresentation at the state legislature. (NAN

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