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Nasarawa will implement RUGA programme despite suspension- Gov Sule

Nasarawa gov-elect, Abdullahi Sule, promises inclusive government

The Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has declared that he will go ahead to implement the controversial Ruga scheme despite its suspension by the Federal Government.

Governor Sule made the declaration on Sunday when he received a delegation of Fulani leaders and associations from across the state.

According to the governor, the move to implement the Ruga scheme in the state was to foster peaceful coexistence among the people.

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He said; “Even though the Federal Government has suspended its Ruga project, some of us agreed to continue with the same project in our states, hoping that its advantage will become evident.”

Governor Sule who noted that meaningful development can only take place under a peaceful atmosphere also called on youths in the state to shun kidnapping and cattle rustling, urging them to embrace education which he said would impact the nation positively.

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