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Nasarawa ready for Jonathan’s visit

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State said on Tuesday that all was set to receive President Goodluck Jonathan in the state on July 29.

The governor stated this when he led other top government officials to inspect the new Federal High Court complex that would be inaugurated along other projects in the state by the president.

Al-Makura also inspected the LGEA Primary School, Bukan Sidi, also called Tanko Al-Makura (TA’AL) Model School; the Lafia East Road project connecting Lafia East Project Quarter and Government House Bye-pass.

Al-Makura said that the model school that was a two-storey building was a new concept designed by his administration to improve on the standard of education in the state.

He also appreciated the level of work on the project as most of the critical areas were nearing completion.

The governor also inspected a helipad under construction at the Government House where the president would be received, and expressed satisfaction with the level of work at the site.

Meanwhile Lafia, the state capital, is wearing a new look as buildings along Shendam Road, leading to Government House have been painted.

Other renovated structures included Lafia City Hall and Hotel, and the Presidential Lodge. (NAN)


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