18th November, 2018
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Youths in Adamawa state have been called upon to shun Drug abuse for the overall development of the state and the country at large.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla who made the call while flagging off the Eastern Bwattiye Football Competition organised by Tikisen Association Njoboliyo at Njoboliyo village of Yola South local government area.
Governor Muhammed Jibrilla assured the Njoboliyo community that his government will continue to provide Democracy dividends to the people of the state, pointing out that the abandoned Road project linking Njoboliyo to other communities would be completed by his administration.
The Governor also explained that Youths are the vanguards of peace and development of any society, assuring that his administration will continue to support youths as they are the pillars of peace and development.
Earlier in his remarks, the State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers Comrade Rodney Sudan Nathan who is also the sponsor of the football competition thanked Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for honouring the invitation to witness the tournament at Njoboliyo village.
Comrade Rodney Nathan had assured the Governor that the people of Njoboliyo will continue to support the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at all times and appealed for the completion of the abandoned road infrastructure linking Njoboliyo to other villages in the area .
Also speaking the Chairman of the occassion Chief Barnabas Pata, Mutawallen Daware, appreciated the efforts of the NUT Chairman Comrade Rodney Nathan for his continuous encouragement to the Eastern Bwattiye youths and for collaborating with the great Tikisen Association of Njoboliyo to sponsor the competition.
He stressed that the competition will bring about Love, Unity and Strengthen bond of friendship among the people of the area and will also enable for the identification of new talents for further training and development as well as for participation in the state, National and international soccer.
The football competition will last for Two weeks.