The Laws are;
– Violence Against Persons (Prohibition)
-Primary Healthcare Development Agency
-Nasarawa State Hospital Management Board
-Law that Provides for Harmonization and Collection of all Revenues (TAXES, Duties, Levies, Rates, Fees Charges E.T.C) Due to the State and Local Government in Nasarawa State and the Establishment of Relevant Administrative Structures and other Purposes Connected
As the nation grapple with a surge of COVID 19 pandemic on the second phase, Nasarawa State Government has taken steps towards ensuring citizens are not contracted with the deadly virus.
The measures were part of resolutions adopted during an expanded meeting of the State Security Council and Taskforce on COVID 19 held at the Council Chamber of the Government House Lafia today.
Nasarawa State First Lady, Hajiya Silifat Abdullahi Sule played host to the management of Option FM Akwanga led by its General manager Abraham Boniface where he sought for working synergy between the office of the First Lady and the station for optimal broadcast.
Mr Boniface Abraham said the station chose the First Lady for the award after carefully x-raying her Humanitarian services in the state since inception as the state First Lady and finally resolved to present her with award of meritorious services to humanity.
The General Manager further appreciated the support of Governor Abdullahi A. Sule to ensure that the station stays on and performs its duty of information dissemination, pledging to continue offering services to the people of Nasarawa State.
Speaking after receiving the award, the state First Lady, Hajiya Silifat Abdullahi A. Sule stressed that the award will spur he to do more for humanity as she assured the management of Option FM Akwanga of her availability at all times.
The First Lady was also appointed the “Mother of Option Radio Akwanga” and presented with the medal to that effect.
Dr. Emmanuel Akabe who felicitated with citizens on the celebration of Christmas, enjoined them to celebrate with decorum and in observance of government’s directive on COVID 19 safety protocols. He noted that the resumption of some restrictions by government is not with ill motives, saying the COVID 19 variant is currently aggressive, killing young people more than ever before as he cautioned people of the state against taking it for granted.
The Acting Governor extended Governor Abdullahi Sule’s good will message to Christian Community in the State, urging faithful to do things with the love of Christ in their hearts and forgive one another. Assuring all of government’s commitment to ensuring the State is safe and secured for all citizens,
His Excellency implored all and sundry to make security their business by being vigilant, share credible information to the authorities concerned and expose criminal elements in their domains.
In a homily, the Saint William’s Cathedral Administrator, Reverend Father Alfred Azige said Christmas is not just a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ but reminds faithful of the moments of peace and salvation which he brought to the world as well as highlights his second coming. As such he charged believers to exhibit Christ – like attitudes by shunning envy, jealousy, injustice and all forms of societal ills, calling on Christians in the State to be obedient to higher authorities.
The Catholic priest reminded citizens to have in mind those who are starving, the homeless, vulnerable groups and those whose livelihoods are threatened as they honour Jesus Christ whom he described as the new light of the world.