20th December, 2016.
By Yunusa Abdullahi .
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has been commended for granting the Local Government Councils their Autonomy to operate as an Independent Tier of Government in Adamawa State .The State Chairman of Association of All Local Government Councils of Nigeria (ALGON ) Adamawa State branch Barrister Aliyu Wakili Boya who made the commendation when he led the Twenty elected Council Chairmen on a solidarity visit to Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla over the recent Judgement by the Supreme Court at Abuja .
The ALGON Chairman said the supreme Court verdict is a victory for the entire people of Adamawa state and assured the Governor of their unflinching loyalty and support to the present administration of Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla .
Barrister Aliyu Wakili Boya also commended the Governor for his outstanding performance in developing the state, adding that all Council Chairmen are solidly behind the success of the Governor .He however thanked the Governor for the support and cooperation being given to the Local Government Councils as well as free hand to operations.
In his response , Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla stated that his Government is a people oriented Government and promised to continue to provide the dividends of Democracy to the electorates at their doorsteps .
Governor Jibrilla had also pointed out that Transparency and Accountability are the cardinals principles of his administration and urged the Council Chairmen to work for the progress and development of the people at grassroots .