Eid-el-fitr: El-Rufai preaches unity , declares state of development emergency in Kauru LGA
The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has urged Nigerians to uphold national unity and jointly resist the agents of division.
Malam Nasir El-Rufai, who spoke shortly after Eid prayers in Kauru town, headquarters of Kauru local government area, said that Nigerians should not allow agents of doom to realize their sinister agenda.
“We should use this celebration to reflect and pray hard for peace and unity of Nigeria. As citizens, we should stand together against those preaching division and violence. Our diversity is a source of strength, and our common humanity is a threat to those who earn their living by manipulating differences.
“Let us be uncompromising about maintaining peace and promoting harmony.”
Malam El-Rufai said the state government team is determined to remedy the poor development indices inKauru. The governor lamented that 92% of Kauru LGA has no access to electricity.
“We came here as a government to declare a state of development emergency in Kauru local government area. Kauru is behind in electrification, hospitals, roads, water and other basic social amenities.
“Within the next two years, we will do all that we can to ensure that we achieve significant progress in these areas within Kauru local government.”
In his welcome address, the Chief of Kauru, Alhaji Ja’afaru Abubakar, assured the Governor of their absolute commitment to peace and progress in the local government. The chief also bestowed on the Governor the traditional title of ‘Mabudin Kauru’, ‘pace setter of Kauru.’