Nasarawa govt committed to safe environment, natural sites



The Nasarawa state government, has reiterated its commitment protect the environment, particularly its natural sites.

The Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Musa -Abubakar, said this during an assessment visit Tungan-Nupawa Lake, in Lafia East Development Area Thursday.

-Abubakar was accompanied by counterpart from Ministry Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr Dogo Shammah.

He explained that the visit was assess the lake before taking over the site state government for benefit the community and the entire state.

The commissioner identified indiscriminate felling trees along the Lake Bank and removal waterliley as some human activities threatening the water body and called for a change of attitude.

Also, the commissioner for information explained that the state government had concluded plans to develop the Tungan-Nupawa Lake in an effort to develop tourism sector of the state.

He told the Tungan-Nupawa community that the road linking with Asakio had already been captured in this year’s budget and advised to always support government’s efforts for the good of all.

NAN reports that the entourage which also comprised the Overseer, Lafia East Development Area, Shuaibu Buba, Director of Tourism, Ministry , Mr Cyril Agyele among others, crossed the lake canoe to assess the area.

Earlier, the team visited sarkin Tungan-Nupawa, Alhaji Ahmadu Jibrin and the Osakio of Owusakio, Mr.Osula Inarigu where the royal fathers assured the commissioners of their support and prayed for success of the project. (NAN)