In line with his campaign promises, the senator representing Adamawa North Elisha Ishiaku Abbo, has awarded road contract for the construction of access road in mukta village of Mubi South local government.
This followed the senator unscheduled visit to the community.
After travelling for a long distance inside the bush the senator was shocked to realised that there is no access road from where his convoy stopped to the village.
Addressing the. People of the community who are mostly Higgi ethnic group, Abbo expressed concerned over the neglect of the community by government over the years and their pathetic situation, saying he would do everything within his capacity to change their narrative to the best of his ability .
He further expressed shocked that at this modern age the people of the village are still using donkeys as a means of transportation with no social amenities.
“I have already hired bulldozers and workers to open up access road for this wonderful resilient Nigerians that will make the area accessible and link them up with the rest of the world I hope this little gesture will rekindled their hopes in their country Nigeria.
“How can people be using donkeys as their only means of transportation in this jet age? What we need is not billions of dollars to change lives. What we need are committed and selfless leaders that can sacrifice.
Meanwhile, the senator have also granted a scholarship to a child of a disabled single mother Hajiya Hauwa Gulak and purchase a propelling tricycle for her with some financial assistance to ease her movements.