His Royal Majesty, Dr. Shehu Baju Audu II, The Chief of Mambilla and Chairman Sadauna Local Government Traditional Council, Taraba State and Members of his Royal entourage payed a courtesy visit to the Executive Secretary Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA) on 30th October 2020, at the Agency’s Corporate Head office in Abuja. The visit was to acknowledge and appreciate the Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA) for its interventions in providing socio economic infrastructure in Mambilla Plateau.
In his welcome speech, the Executive Secretary (BCDA) Capt. Junaid Abdullahi, noted that the constituency, Mambilla Plateau, which the Royal Majesty presides over, is a primary stakeholder of the Border Communities Development Agency, as it is one of the key Border Communities in Taraba State.
The Executive Secretary mentioned that he visited the Mambilla Plateau, which is primarily bordered by the Republic of Cameroun and is aware of the challenges been faced by the community. He assured His Royal Majesty of the Agency’s commitment to improve the socio economic condition of the people of the Mambilla Plateau through sustainable developmental projects.
He stated that the outcome of his previous visit to the Mambilla plateau was communicated to the Federal Government of Nigeria and as such, the Ministry of Works and Housing has been directed to do a survey for construction of a high way from Nguroje to kan-Iyaka. He also mentioned that projects for Mambilla Plateau are included in the 2021 capital budget of the Agency.
His Royal Majesty expressed his gratitude to the Executive Secretary and the BCDA Management team for taking time to visit the Mambilla Plateau and identifying with the people. He appealed for more attention and anticipated that the relationship will continue to yield positive result for the people of the Mambilla Plateau.
The Executive Secretary solicited the cooperation and collaboration of His Royal Majesty and the entire community of the Mambilla Plateau for more sustainable developmental projects.