1st March, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
The Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC Dr.Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo have commended Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for taking a bold steps towards transforming Adamawa state into a city.
The OPEC Secretary General made the commendation when he led a delegation of the Organisation for the first time since his assumption into office as the Secretary General of World Oil apex body to a courtesy visit on Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at Government House Yola.
Dr.Sanusi Barkindo says that he nearly get lost when he arrived Yola the Adamawa state Capital and described the work done by Governor Muhammed Jibrilla as a selfless service to the entire people of Adamawa state.
He called on the Adamawa Elites to rally round Governor Jibrilla and to shun any political differences so as to move Adamawa state forward.
In his response, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla thanked Dr Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo and his entourage for the visit and assured that social transformation in Adamawa state was just started by the present government.
The Governor said that the state is calm and stable and called on the investors to come and invest in the state, assuring that protection of lives and properties is the top most priority of his administration.
While congratulating the OPEC Secretary General over his well deserved appointment, the Governor also promised to give him all the necessary support and cooperation in order to succeed and to move the World body forward.
Earlier in his presentation to the visiting OPEC delegation, 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 which includes Roads infrastructure, provision of Quality Health care services, Provision of Agricultural implements,Declaration of state of emergency on Educational sector, Youth empowerment among others.
According to Comrade Ahmad Sajoh, the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla had constructed standard world class of One Hundred and Thirty (130) roads in Twenty - One Months and maintaining of peace and security to the entire state.