24th January, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
Former Military Head of State of Nigeria Retired General Yakubu Gowon commended the progressive and developmental strides of Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for transforming Adamawa state.
The former military Head of State made the commendation when he led a delegation of body of conveners to a courtesy visit on Governor Muhammed Jibrilla at Government House Yola.
General Gowon had told Governor Jibrilla that the delegation was in Adamawa state for the annual prayer ""Nigeria prays"" a prayer rally which is intended for the North Eastern states in order to seek blessing and swift intervention of God on Nigeria's problems and hope for the better nation.
According to the Elder statesman, Governor Muhammed Jibrilla has done a wonderful performance to ensure people of Adamawa state feel the positive impact of governance,and describing it as unprecedented in recent years.
The former military ruler said the country cannot survive without the support and cooperation of both the Muslims and Christians faithfuls hence the Two religion preaches peacefully coexistence and unity among its followers.
He explained that the prayer project was started in 1996 when the country headed into anarchy as a result of fear and possible disintegration of the nation""If we may get all Nigerians prays the n definitely God may answer our prayers""he added.
He also thanked the Governor and government of Adamawa state for the hospitality accorded the delegation since their arrival in the state and for the success of the rally.
Responding, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla thanked the former military Head of State Retired General Yakubu Gowon for the visit and for the prayers offering to the nation which the Governor mentioned as timely.
The Governor also appreciated the efforts of General Gowon for his perciviarance in keeping the country One and pray God to sustain the former leader.
Also in his presentation, the Honourable Commissioner ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh (MNIPR )highlighted some of the remarkable achievements recorded by the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla by transforming Adamawa state within shortest period while in office.
Sajoh also explained that prayers is the only solution to Nigeria's problems ,he however said that Governor Jibrilla has been awarded as the most outstanding Governor of the Year for his Roads infrastructure development among other Governors in the country.