My Constituency Devastated By Terror Attacks, Nigerian Senator Cries Out

The Senator representing Plateau North senatorial zone in the national Assembly under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party PDP Barr. Istifanus Gyang has said the greatest threat facing the country today is the challenge of managing insecurity adding that terrorists has destroyed his constituency.

Senator Gyang made the disclosure in Jos the Plateau State capital at the weekend during the presentation of brand new Motorcycles to the chairmen of the 73 electoral wards and the distribution of relief materials to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in his constituency .

Relief materials that were distributed to the IDPs includes asorted bags of Rice, Jericans of palm oil, cartons of tin tomatoes and beverages among others.

He explained that his constituency have been visited by a devastating terror attacks that has led to the displacement of the whole communities, most of whom have been uprooted from their ancestral homes and are in displacement camps.

The Senator pointed out that as the Nation is grappling with the quest to overcome the challenges of insecurity, terrorism, banditry and kidnapping, if not God the country will have been totally destroyed by now .

” As part of the efforts to address the humanitarian crises and challenges which the internally displaced persons are facing , I have made several visits and requests to the national emergency management agency NEMA and today they have responded with these relief materials that was presented to the IDPs.”.

He further stressed , ” When you have a Constituency that is almost affected, it can only reach few people, but I thank God that I can address and reached out to the few ones. I commended NEMA on behalf of the people of Plateau North for their intervention. What we have done is to address critical area, that is starting from Riyom, Barki Ladi, and the Irigwe chiefdom in Bassa LGA.”

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The senator also said in distributing the items , they have picked five communities in each of the Six LGA that made up Plateau North adding that the items have been shared to local government area , development association, representatives of traditional and youth Organisations.

Also in his remark, the State chairman of PDP Mr. Chris Hassan advised the beneficiaries not to sale their Motorcycles but they should rather use it for moving around in their localities to preach the gospel of PDP.

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