December 12, (THEWILL) – House of Reps Member for Langtang North/Langtang South Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon. Beni Lar, has empowered her constituents with motorcycles, grinding machines, wrappers, and wheelchairs worth millions of naira, to alleviate poverty and aid the mobility of the physically challenged.
The exercise took place at the Langtang North mini stadium over the weekend, shortly after a thanksgiving service to mark her birthday at the COCIN LCC, Kuffen RCC headquarters, also in Langtang North.
Speaking at the event, the four-time federal lawmaker said she has every reason to show appreciation to her constituency because she will not be where she is right now without their support over the years. She stressed that by the Grace of God, she will go back to the National Assembly again to continue to serve them.
“I will not be where I am today without the support of the great people of my constituency. They have been very supportive of my aspirations. That is why I am giving back in terms of empowering them with motorcycles, grinding machines and wheelchairs to alleviate their suffering”, she stated.
Speaking further, she advised her supporters to eschew politics of bitterness and rancour.
“As you can see today, people came from different political parties to celebrate me. Let’s celebrate one another and Nigeria’s diversity. Politics is a game. Whoever wins is a Nigerian and should be supported by those that lost. My brand of politics is politics without bitterness and rancour”, she added.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the occasion and Senator representing Plateau North Constituency, Barr. ID Gyang, said he is happy to identify with Hon. Beni Lar, in view of her excellent performance, adding that the amazon is a parliamentarian par excellence.
“She is making Plateau and Nigeria proud. With her track record of excellent performance in the National Assembly, she will become the leader of the House of Representatives one day”, Gyang said.
Similarly, the former Chairman of Langtang North LGA, Dr. Ubandoma Joshua Laven, in his opening remarks, said Hon. Beni Lar has shown that she is truly committed to the yearnings and aspirations of the people of her constituency by consistently empowering them to be self-sufficient.