By Tom Garba
The Governor of Adamawa State, Senator Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow has congratulated the people of Adamawa State for meriting the Leadership Award by the Leadership group, publishers of Leadership Newspaper.
In a letter issued through his Senior Special assistant (SSA) on Media, Mr Matins Dickson specially thanking and congratulating the entire people of the state for deserving the Award.
Bindow asserted that it's all because of the opportunity the people of Adamawa gave him to serve the state that today is standing tall for the prestigious award.
"The kind of support we enjoyed right from our campaign days will practically humble any God fearing politician, we have not and will never take this support for granted, the show of solidarity from the people of Adamawa state is unprecedented,We would never have succeeded without your support and prayers.
"Serving the people of Adamawa is a responsibility ordained by God and conferred on us at this point in history. We ask for grace and we will not fail you". He stated.
According to him, the Award gives him another opportunity to call for unity from all the Sons are Daughters of the state both at home and in diaspora to recommit themselves to ensuring that the dream of making Adamawa the most progressive, developed, secure and Bussiness friendly state is achieved in our lifetime.
"We have all what it takes to succeed and God willing we shall achieve it, we must unite to bequeath to our generation a state they will all be proud to call their own. We have no reason to fail and as I always say we will give no excuses." He added
He further said that he will sustain and increase the tempo of development in all the nook and cranny of Adamawa, as the people of Adamawa through him have so far succeeded in laying a solid foundation for infrastructural development.
He continued to say that State of Emergency he declared in Education and Health sectors is deliberate and not a fluke, and is committed to establishing a knowledge based future for the next generation.
"Our secondary health system is already witnessing a complete overhaul, work is commencing in the 4 general hospitals earmarked for rehabilitation in the state, I have commissioned the provision of water at Ganye general hospital which has been without potable water for decades". The result of these interventions will be glaring very soon.
"In the midst of great paucity of funds, we have demonstrated strong resilience and have been transparent and accountable of all resources accrued to the state. Salaries have been prompt and all arrears and inherited backlog is at the verge of been settled including pension/gratuity."
"We have also improved the internally generated revenue of the state."