Why Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people – Ike Ekweremadu
Ike Ekweremadu, Deputy Senate President
, in Gombe while inaugurating 37km road in Deba, Yamaltu-Deba Local Government Area of the state says Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people.
He claimed that Gombe state
observed developing strides because of the tranquility that prevailed in the state.
Ekweremadu added that such must be the design for other states in the country.
He emphasized that the best thing any type of governor can offer to his people was to make sure that there was peace. He also stated that Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo
of Gombe had actually done a great deal to ensure peace in the state.
“Nigeria needs peace to develop as a people because when the people co-exist peacefully, it is easy to develop.
“I was told Gombe state is the most peaceful in the Northeast and I believe it because where there is peace, there is progress and that is why the state is Developing.
“The governor has done a lot to ensure that there is peace and I like to recommend that model for other governors because Nigeria needs peace.
“ The model that worked for Gombe can work for any other state and with that we can deal with it (insecurity),” he said.
He complimented the excellent people of the state for their assistance for the administration of Gov. Dankwambo in the last eight years.
Earlier, Dankwambo gave thanks to Sen. Ekweremadu for honouring the visit to the state.
Dankwambo, who thanked Senator Ike Ekweremadu
for honouring the visit to the state, stressed that the road would certainly relieve the difficulty that was hitherto being experienced while enhancing the economic tasks.