Following heavy rainstorm which caused the collapsed of Wurogayandi bridge in Madagali, cutting completely the community from other local government areas, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri vow to make quick intervention.
The Governor further assured reconnecting Michika and Madagali communities with other parts of the state as his administration is is making collaborative effort with other relevant agencies to reconstruct collapsed bridges in affected communities while noting the relevant of rural communities in growth of any state.
In a statement signed by Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou said Governor Fintiri urge the communities to exercise patience as his administration is making consultative efforts with North East Development Agency and other relevant agencies to fix the bridges.
The statement read in parts:
"The Adamawa State Government has assured that no stone will be left unturned towards reconnecting communities cut off from the rest of the State as a result of Heavy Rainstorm which washed off Major Bridges.
"Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri is disturbed about the damaged Bridges linking Michika and Madagali in the Northern part of the State, vows that Government will do everything possible to ensure that the Bridges are reconstructed.
"He particularly regretted that Madagali Local Government which has been cut off completely with the collapse of the major bridge at Wurogayandi, will immediately receive intervention.
"Governor Fintiri said that rural communities are the growth engine of any State. He said in realization of this, His Government has been collaborating with various Agencies on enhancing its partnership with them and by extension improve policy integration and coherence.
"While appealing to the affected communities to exercise patience as Government is doing everything possible to address their plight, He reminded them that as a responsible Government, it has repeatedly consulted with the North East Development Commission and other related Agencies on how to fix the Bridges and will continue to do so until the communities can be accessible again. He said Government’s desire to open up communities informed the provision of rural roads and the recent flag-off of road projects starting in Michika and Madagali.
"He assured that it will be the turn of other communities in line with the Administration’s Eleven-Point Agenda".