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Al-Makura vacates Government House for incoming governor

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Outgoing Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has formally handed over keys to the Government House, Lafia to the incoming Governor, Abdullahi Sule.

During a brief ceremony on Monday which was attended by staff of the Government House, Al-Makura declared the incoming governor the new landlord of Government House, Lafia.

He said, “We devoted many hours with my successor during the practical handing over and transition; in short, he is now good to go as he has seen the data and statistics about the projects commissioned and governance over the years.

“Before I leave, I am happy to have left Nasarawa better than I met it; immediately after, I have handed over the keys to the “Landlord” of Government House, Lafia.

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“As he will be sworn-in in almost few hours from now by May 29, 2019, I pray for God to guide and protect you and give you peace and comfort in this house.”

On his part, the Governor-elect said, “We are witnessing an opportunity of one of the very gentlemen with good leadership qualities.

“We have started working on this project since the transition period; this is an opportunity and everybody within the state will tell that we are overwhelmed with the works of the last one month.

“I have closely monitored the work of Governor Al-Makura; he is not taking anything out of Government House. I am promising the people of Nasarawa that I will make it better than I met it. I pray for him and his family to enjoy God’s guidance and protection.”

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