21st December , 2016.
By Yunusa Abdullahi .
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has presided over the 23rd State Executive Council Meeting (EXCO ), at the Government Secondary School Girei, the Fifth in series to be held outside the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola and the last Council meeting for the year 2016.
Briefing Journalists at the end of the EXCO Meeting , The Secretary to the State Government Dr Umar Buba Bindir said the EXCO Meeting is a weekly tradition since the inception of Bindow's administration and based on the promises and focus and the sense of responsibilities of the Governor backed by his dream team to meet the people at the grassroots.
He explained that it is the by the demonstration of His Excellency's people's leadership that led to the declaration of the state of emergency on Education sector.
He also revealed that the Council discussed many issues including the general economy of the state, stressing that a committee would be form on the State Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) as well as other issues surrounding Anchor -Borrowers Scheme to the farmers of the state .
In his remarks , Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla had assured Teachers of Adamawa State that all their outstanding salary arrears and that of the Local Government Staff would soon be settle with immediate effect .
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla explained that because of the importance of Education to the development of the society , his administration has already declared a state of emergency on the secto.
The Governor and Members of the State Executive Council also inspected the delapidated buildings around the school where he expressed dismay over the deplorable nature of building infrastructure at the school and assured of government intervention .
Also in his comment, the Principal of the Government Secondary School Girei thanked Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla and Members of his cabinet for their purposeful leadership and for holding the EXCO Meeting at his school .
He appealed to the State Government to provide the school with logistics in order to alleviate the hardship being faced by the Staff and Students especially during emergency services and to also convey students to hospital for medical treatment .