8th January, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
Briefing Journalists at the end of the Sixth State Executive Council Meeting and the First held outside the council chambers of the Government House Yola for the Year 2017, which was presided over by His Excellency Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at College of Education Hong, in Hong Local Government Area. The Secretary to the State Government Dr Umar Buba Bindir along side Deputy Governor Engr.Martins Babale, Commissioners of Higher Education Alhaji Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, Dr Waziri Haruna Ahmadu of Ministry of Agriculture among others explained that the Council has deliberated and discussed far reaching decisions for the development of Adamawa state.
The SSG announced that the EXCO discussed on the Dry season farming in Adamawa state,stressing that the Government have secured enough fertilizer and seedlings to the farmers, adding that about Sixty Thousand Metric Tons of assorted fertiliser will be acquired through a special funding arrangement by the government.
Dr Umar Bindir also explained that the Council has agreed on the need to clean up major cities of the state especially the state Capital so that it can look as a progressive city that can actually show case the efforts of the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla.
During the EXCO Meeting Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla declared Friday and Sunday to offer a special prayers to President Muhammadu Buhari for his quick recovery and called on the people of Adamawa state to continue to support the present government for the overall development of the state.
The Governor also commissioned a Multi Media Micro Teaching Laboratory omplex and Internet services, Science Laboratory Complex and 2 auditorium blocks of 600 (Six Hundred ) seats capacity building constructed under TET fund projects .