14th May, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
Dakwa Community of Bazza in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa state have been urged to be united and shun any primordial sentiments for the overall development of their area.
The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim made the call during 2017 Dakwa Cultural Festival held at Bazza recently.
The Information Commissioner described the festival as a tool for bringing unity and harmony among the people of Bazza irrespective of religious and any other inclinations, pointing out that in order to uplift the lost glory of Dakwa Cultural heritage, Higgi people have to be united as one big family so as to move their area forward.
He also called on the Youths of Bazza to acquire skills and knowledge and to shun idealness, stressing that youths are the leaders of future generations.
The Information Commissioner also explained that the Seven Local Government Areas in the Northern part of the state were placed as the most poorest area in the Country according to the assessment made by the United Nations.
He appealed to the Dakwa community to take advantage of current Voters registration exercise so as to elect leaders of their choice and those that will move the community forward, and also urged the Stakeholders to mobilize their people for the success of the exercise.
Sajoh however explained that by hosting 2017 Dakwa Cultural Festival, peace and stability have regained in Bazza and other parts of the state that were ravaged by the insurgents.
In his remarks at the occasion, the District Head of Bazza Alhaji Saidu Lawan Bashir had appealed to the government to assist people in the area with relief materials so as to alleviate the hardship being faced by the community as a result of insurgency.
The Royal father also called on the government to provide farming implements such as fertilizer and seeds as the rainy season approaches.
The Festival was well attended by the Sons and Daughters of Dakwa within and outside Adamawa state.
Various cultural dancers were also featured during the festival.