11th April, 2018
By Yunusa Abdullahi
The recent pronouncement by President Muhammadu Buhari to seek election for the second term comes 2019 has been described as a welcome development.
Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla disclosed this while briefing Journalists at the end of the 12th State Executive Council Meeting presided over by the Governor at the council chambers of the Government House Yola.
Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla explained that President Muhammadu Buhari has done tremendously well for the country especially in the fight against insurgency in the North East as well as fight against corruption.
He also explained that the President deserves the second tenure in order to complete the laudable and developmental strides being achieved by his government as well as the restoration of the lost glory of the nation.
Also briefing , the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Barrister BSD Sanga along side Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Culture and Tourism Tawali"u Nathan Magaji said the Council has approved for the amendment of Area Court Laws of Adamawa State where only Lawyers and Judges are to adjudicate for the validity of cases in the Law courts .
The Council also approved for partnering between Adamawa State Government and the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System For Agircultural Lending (NISAL) a subsidiary of Anchor -Borrowers scheme for the fattening of Five Hundred Cows Monthly based on the Loan to be granted by the Central Bank of Nigeria for the beneficiaries from the state.
The EXCO also approved the sum of Seventy Five points Eight Million Naira for the expansion and Renovation work of the State Arts Council .
Members of the Council had observed One minute silence in honour of the late APC Chairman of Maiha Local Government , Mr. John Batham who deid recently.