Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla is to make a presentation at the Chatham house on Transparency and Accountability in Governance.
This was made known by a delegation from the Chatham house, The Royal Institute of International Affairs United Kingdom led by the project Officer, Africa Programme, Mr Daragh Neville while presenting a letter of invitation to the Governor at Government House Yola recently.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla said Transparency and Accountability is the cardinals principles of his administration, explained that Adamawa state is willing to show case it's integrity in the fight against corruption, Mismanagement and waste of public funds.
The Governor pointed out that even though Adamawa state is One of the front line States that had suffered the effects of insurgency by Boko Haram, giants steps are being taken to ensure that rapid transformation is indication of selfless service to the people.
The Governor had also assured the delegation from the Chatham House that Adamawa state is peaceful, Calm and stable while government has embarked on the oriented programmes to enhance development.
Earlier the leader of the delegation Mr Garagh Neville said Chatham house was established in 1920 as a Royal Institute for International Affairs, noted that the Chatham house has embarked on Research on social beliefs and expectations in misuse of public funds and found out that morality and perception plays a vital role in the area of corruption by public office holders in Nigeria.
According to Mr. Garagh Neville, social norms in demanding for bribe and gratification among public servants is motivated by the community and other related issues.
He however gave Governor Muhammed Jibrilla and the Adamawa state Government a pass mark which he described as the basis for and rare opportunity for the Governor to present a paper at the Chatham House.
Also in his presentation, the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Umar Buba Bindir highlighted some of the remarkable achievements recorded by the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for the past Two Years while piloting the affairs of Adamawa state which includes provision of Roads infrastructure, Declaration of State of emergency on Education and Health sectors, provision of portable Drinking water to the electorates, provision of Agricultural impliments as well as maintaining peace and security among others.