*Preaches Unity At Sallah
By MSUE AZA,Kaduna
The Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, has urged Nigerians to uphold national unity and jointly resist the agents of division.
El-Rufai, who spoke shortly after Eid prayers in Kauru town, headquarters of Kauru local government area, said that Nigerians should not allow agents of doom to realize their sinister agenda.
el-Rufai,also declared state of development emergency in Kauru local government area in Southern part of Kaduna State, lamenting that 92% of Kauru council area has no access to electricity.
El-Rufai said the state government team is determined to remedy the poor development indices in Kauru.
According to him:” We should use this celebration to reflect and pray hard for peace and unity of Nigeria. As citizens, we should stand together against those preaching division and violence. Our diversity is a source of strength, and our common humanity is a threat to those who earn their living by manipulating differences.
“Let us be uncompromising about maintaining peace and promoting harmony.”
“We came here as a government to declare a state of development emergency in Kauru local government area. Kauru is behind in electrification, hospitals, roads, water and other basic social amenities” the governor said.
“Within the next two years, we will do all that we can to ensure that we achieve significant progress in these areas within Kauru local government.”
In his welcome address, the Chief of Kauru, Alhaji Ja’afaru Abubakar, assured the Governor of their absolute commitment to peace and progress in the local government.
Abubakar, also bestowed on the Governor the traditional title of ‘Mabudin Kauru’, ‘pace setter of Kauru