Buhari Drives Tractor – Launches Plateau State Tractor Ownership Scheme

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, March 9, launched the Plateau State Tractor Ownership Scheme in Jos, the state capital.

The president, who is currently on a one-day official visit to Plateau state, was pictured driving one of the tractors during the unveiling while the State Governor, Simon Lalong, and the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, were among the dignitaries who gazed at the number one citizen in admiration.

On Thursday, President Buhari had restated his commitment to arrest the cycle of violence that has engulfed some parts of the country.

Speaking in Jos, at a Town Hall meeting, Buhari, who also launched the Plateau State Roadmap to Peace, congratulated the Governor for uniting the people of the state.

“I wish to encourage your Excellency to continue with the good work you are doing, and I wholeheartedly congratulate you for uniting the people of Plateau State.

“I am indeed quite impressed with gains and successes recorded in the area of conflict management and peace-building, which has returned this state to the path of relative peace.

“Let me express the Federal Government’s commitment to support and assist the Peace Building Agency in its effort to arrest the vicious cycle of violence and lay the foundation for sustainable peace in our country”, he said.

The president is due to return to Abuja later on Friday.

Below are some pictures of the president inaugurating the scheme (photo credit: Bayo Omoboriowo):



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