Written by Laraba Murey

AMAC : Candido excites residents with commissioning of projects

The Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Abdullahi Adamu Candido has thrilled the dwellers of the Council as he embarked on commissioning and inspecting of record- setting developmental projects within  some communities in the Council. 



Candido  while on the tour called on the residents to take ownership of the infrastructures that has be provided to them as it is aimed at providing economic self-reliance and increased access to democratic dividend. 


Accompained by the leadership of Council, the chairman commissioned a 480meters road with drainages and several culvets at Toge Village to assist in increased economic activities,  Rehabilitated 750 meters  Asphalt Access road in Pyakasa to help reduce the impact of flash floods, 500 meters Asphalt road at AMAC Annex, which has been renamed after a former AMAC chairman Hon. Zaphania Jisalo.


Known for his humility and commitment to the well-being of his people, he commissioned  two Primary healthcare Centres in Gbassa village and Kaba community were opened for immediate public use.


 The climax of the series  of projects that were commissioned was the Emire of Jiwa Palace, Alhaji Idris Musa which was giving a modern finishing. 




When asked if other palaces within the council will upgraded, Candido noted that, AMAC is embarking on Upgrading of 4 graded Chief's Palaces namely, Karu, Karshi, Jiwa and Garki.



He added that, the two that were Completed are Karu and Jiwa, revealing  that, that of Karu will be Commissioned on Friday.



According to him, " the initiative to upgrade the palaces of the four paramount chiefdoms in AMAC was aimed at helping to achieve success and maintain peace in the localities of the council. Simply to commission and put to use the projects for the good of the people.



For the purpose of clarity, this is one out of the four palaces earmarked for upgrade.  These upgraded  facilities for our traditional rulers are those of the four graded chiefs in AMAC".



" Two palaces in Karu and Jiwa are completed, while one is ongoing in Karshi. And the one that hasn't even commence is the Sape'yi place in Garki village, because of some technicalities of resettlement of the people. So we are focusing on three palaces, and we have been to achieve 100% completion for the two palaces, and the Karshi is ongoing, and I believe that in the next two months we should be done with it", he added.



Responding, the Chief of Pyakasa Village, Bako Josiah thanked Candido for always considering the Pyakasa people in developmental projects since his assumption in office as AMAC chairman and promised their continuous support.


Other traditional rulers who spoke at their various communities when the Chairman visited for the inspection and commissioning of projects passed vote of confidence on the Chairman and pledged to give him the needed support through out his tenure as chairman of the council.






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