23rd May, 2016.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla was among Hundreds of personalities that attended the 44th National Day Celebrations of Cameroon as an Independent nation held at Garoua unity square .During the visit, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla was received by the Governor of Garoua Province Abate Edi' I Jean .
While speaking to Journalists on the celebration, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla described the day as a moment of sober reflection especially on achievements recorded by the Republic of Cameroon.
The Governor had commended President Muhammadu Buhari and President Paul Biya for their efforts in fighting insurgents in their countries and urged the leaders of the Two nations to rehabilitate the roads from Jabbi - Lamba through Belel, Gasiya leading to Garoua which will be of great benefit especially in improving economic activities for the both countries and also expressed hope that the Bilateral relationship between Nigeria and Cameroon Republic would be further enhanced if the roads linking Adamawa through Belel to Garoua can be reconstructed by the Two Countries.
More so, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has inspected Two giant Companies owned by the Government of the Northern Region in Garoua ( Sode Cotton Development Company and the Vaccines Production Company ) which was established in 1970s .
The Governor however appreciated the hospitality accorded him by the Cameroonian Government and expressed hope that the cordial relationship will continue to exist.