By :Yunusa Abdullahi
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has been honoured with an Award of Excellent by the Senior Staff Union of Colleges Of Education in Nigeria (SSUCOEN ).
The National President of the Union Comrade Mrs. Patience Amadi who presented the Award on behalf of the members of the Union during its 22nd National Delegates Conference of the Union said SSUCOEN decided to honour Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla in view of his outstanding performance in rebuilding Adamawa State and also for his immense contribution towards the development of Education sector.
The SSUCOEN president also stated that without education no any meaningful development could be achieved. She described Education as the bedrock of development in any society.
In his remarks, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla said in view of the importance his government attached to education, Education Sector remains top most priority of his administration.While thanking SSUCOEN for the Award confered on him, he assured that his government will continue to support educational sector so as to move Adamawa state forward. "... and I will always associates my self with this institution and SSUCOEN ,because of the importance that I gave on education, honestly, one would compromise everything for education "he declared .
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla also promised to look into the infrastructural decay of the Federal College of Education Yola and directed officials from the Ministry of Works to liase with the college authorities in order to solve the issue of bad roads around the college.
The Governor however thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in fighting insurgents in the entire North East region as well as maintaining peace and security in the country.