Gwer/Gwer West: Constituents Hail Achievements Of Rep Gbillah

The people of Gwer-West/Gwer-East Federal Constituency of Benue State, have described as unprecedented, the legislative and developmental achievements of their representative in the House of Representatives, Hon. Mark Terseer Gbillah.

A group under the auspices of Gwer-East/Gwer-West Development Union, through its spokesman, Jasper Tyokohol told reporters in Abuja that “Hon. Gbillah is the first representative of the area and indeed the entire Benue State, since 1999, to execute health, electrification, industrial and other infrastructure projects within a short time of only six months in office”.


At a stock-taking press briefing yesterday, Hon. Gbillah who regretted the high rate of poverty in his constituency, detailed his achievements for his area since June last year.

The achievements, he stated, include: “Adoption of a motion to consider victims of Fulani invasion as Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) so that they too can benefit from the federal government’s special intervention scheme for such people.

“Adoption of motion to pay Primary Health Care nurses their over one year outstanding salaries owed them since 2013.

“Moved a motion for the reconstruction of the Makurdi-Naka-Adoka-Ankpa Road. The motion was unanimously adopted without further debate and the house resolved that the road should be included in the 2016 Appropriation Bill.

“Presentation of a petition by one of his constituents , Mr Kenneth Nyikyor,whose appointment with COREN was unjustly terminated. The petition was adopted and submitted to the House Committee on Public Petitions, Ethics and Privileges”.

Hon. Gbillah at the briefing, also disclosed that he “Facilitated the employment of six of his constituents into the federal government service, and “has attracted to power a Entrepreneurship and Vocational Development training programme for women and youths in his constituency.”

According to him, “The programme is to train 120 participants in various businesses and vocations. At the end, they shall be empowered with the necessary tools, finance and machines to start or improve on their business ventures or trades.

He stated that he also “Procured, donated and installed three(3) 500kva transformers-one in Ikpayongo, Gwer-East LGA and two in Naka,Gwer-West LGA. Concluded plans to energise a transformer at Anja community in Gwer-East LGA”.


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