By Yunusa Abdullahi.
Vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has commended Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for transforming Adamawa state.
The Vice president made the commendation while commissioning Fifty - Nine completed Roads Projects being constructed by the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla in less than Two years while in office.
He confessed that the changes recorded by Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has come to stay in Adamawa state for the better.
He thanked Lamido Adamawa Dr Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustafa for confining him with the tittle of JAGABA ADAMAWA.
Osibanjo said that the Federal Government has introduced a lot of empowerment programmes for the youths in the country so as to alleviate poverty and creat wealth to the citizens of the country, and had also thanked the Government and people of Adamawa state for the hospitality accorded him while on his official visit to Adamawa state.
In his speech, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla acknowledged the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari for his zeal and commitment in maintaining peace and security in Adamawa state and the entire North East region and for liberating the region from the menace of Boko Haram insurgency.
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla explained that Transparency and Accountability is the cardinals principles of his administration, and expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for stablizing his government financially through his magnanimous intervention of Bail Out funds and Paris and London Clubs refunds.
The Governor also reiterated and assured that the commitments of his administration to provide quality infrastructure, social services, and Poverty reduction through empowerment programmes of APC change mantra.
He also commended Traditional rulers in the state for maintaining peace and security in their domains.
Earlier in her remarks, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Works Barr.Lilian Nabe Kayode explained that the agitation of the construction of Faro road was started in 1994 by the previous administrations, pointing out that the present Government under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla have constructed and completed Fifty -Nine Roads of 169 Kilometers and Two Bridges, stressing that about 112 Roads currently under various stages of completion across the state.
In their goodwill messages, The Secretary to the Government of the Federation Engineer Babachir David Lawan, FCT Minister Mallam Mohammed Musa Bello, Senator Binta Masi Garba, Senator Silas Zwingina, and former Governor Wilberforce Bafte Juta have commended Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for his developmental strides in developing Adamawa state and assured Federal government support and cooperation at all times ,"" We assured you that the federal government intervention and support to continue with your developmental strides in Adamawa state "" SGF added.
He also disclosed that all the Trank A federal government roads would be rehabilitated before the end of the tenure of the present government of President Muhammadu Buhari, and urged the people of Adamawa state to join hands in order to move the state forward.
The occassion was well attended by prominent personalities within and out side the state .