His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has tasked the Karu Community to see the creation of the chiefdom as a basis for further cooperation with other communities, reminding them that Karu is not just the gateway to the federal Capital ,but a sanctuary that houses a lot of other nationals from vast cultures who reside and transact their daily activities in the FCT.
The Governor who made this known which delivering his speech, during the Official Installation and Presentation of Staff of Office to HRH Alh. Jibrin Waziri as the Sarkin Gurku
The Governor made it known the administration embarked on the upgrading of existing traditional institutions and creation of additional chiefdoms to commitment to service delivery in the traditional intuitions and effective administration at the grassroots.
While congratulating the new third class chief he hoped that he would lead his people along the path of peace an greatness reminding them of the need to reciprocate by justifying the creation of the chiefdom by remaining peaceful especially with communities around them.
He explained to them the 13000 hectares recently acquired by government would for world class housing would require the corporation and collaboration of the residents of Karu especially those from the Gurku and Kabusa axis.
He assured the people that government has every good intension for the area, liking it to a seed that would grow , stating that the it will be for the benefit of the people and the area as the government was ready to fast-track development for the benefit of those living and those unborn who would feel the impact of the development. He assured the Karu community of the government’s resolve to ensure portable water, roads and provision of healthcare and other needed services to the communities within the shortest time.
Gov. Almakura made it known that government would not hesitate to deal decisively with person or group that turns itself into a vehicle for speculation , creating confusion or disharmony , or trying to do one or create things that would frustrate or implead government efforts in this regard.
While presenting the staff office to the Sarkin Gurku the governor said the certificate would indicate the Third class Chief was installed 19th March , 2012 .(in accordance to the court of appeal Judgement recently given.)