The Administrator for Lokoja Local Government Area, Hon Lawal Shiru has restated his commitment towards improved welfare through the provision of social amenities to all parts of the council.
Hon Shiru made this public in a message to celebrate the New Year, 2018.
The administrator thanked the people of the LGA for their genuine love for his leadership style, stressed that he would always embark on policies and programmes that would improve the living standard of his people.
He said the peaceful atmosphere in the council is as a result of the people’s resolve to engender peaceful coexistence among them, saying no amount measures by security agencies would have effectively curbed insecurity without the cooperation of the people.
In his words; “My people have been kind and appreciative of the little we have been able to provide them in our capacity as an administration in the grassroots. All I can assure them is that we will consolidate our achievements with more projects and programmes.”
The administrator, who used the occasion to thank Governor Yahaya Bello for giving him and his administrative team the opportunity to serve their people, described him as a detribalised leader with milk of human kindness in his heart.
According to the administrator, he would not have been able to demonstrate his capacity to the people if he had not been given the mandate of piloting the affairs of the area.
Hon Shiru, while thanking members of his administrative team for their support, which has helped him in the smooth running of governance, urged them to sustain the tempo.
The new year, he opined, has a lot of promise for the entire people of the area, and solicited for prayers and support from the people, to enable him succeed.