24th January, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has Donated the Sum of Ten Million Naira to the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria Alumni for the uplifting of the Alma-mater.
The Governor made the Donation through the Commissioner of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh when Members of the Alumni led by its National President Dr. Ahmed Tijjani Mora paid a courtesy call on Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at Government House Yola.
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla described Education as the bedrock of development for any nation, explaining that no Development can be achieved with out education, stressing that his government had already declared a state of emergency on Education sector in the state .
While thanking Members of the ABU Zaria for identifying with his administration, he described ABU as a citidal of learning .
Governor Jibrilla commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in maintaining peace and security in the North East sub-region which have experienced insurgency.
He described Adamawa state as a mini Nigeria with over Eighty -Seven Ethnic groups and diverse cultural inclinations.
He said the names of Late Sarnau na Sokoto Sir Ahmadu Bello will ever be remembered in view of his patrotism and purposeful leadership to the unity and development of the Northern region.
In his remarks the National President of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Alumni Association Dr.Ahmed Tijjani Mora had informed Governor Muhammed Jibrilla that the Alumni was at Government House to congratulate him as a Governor of Adamawa state and commended the Governor for his outstanding performance in rebuilding Adamawa state.
Dr.Mora also said that the association was on a familirization tour to the North East and to interact with the state chapter of the Alumni on how to move the association forward.
He said primary objectives of association is to promote the welfare of the students and to maintain the prestige of the University as well as unity and cooperation of its members across the globe.
He also presented some of the publications of the Alumni and sovenier to Governor Jibrilla as a mark of respect and excellence to the Governor.
Earlier in his remarks the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh MNIPR had enumerated some of the remarkable achievements recorded by the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for the past Twenty One Months in office which includes construction of roads infrastructure, Education, Health Care delivery ,Agriculture, Youth empowerment as well as maintaining peace and security across the state.
According to Comrade Ahmad Sajoh the state had witnessed unexpected renewal under Governor Bindow and policy direction of government .