Gombe Governor calls for unity among Nigerians

Rebecca Mu'azu, Gombe

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya

The people of Gombe State and Nigerians in general have been urged to renew their hopes, commitment, unity and love for one another as the country strives to overcome the present challenges.

In a message to mark the 59th independence of Nigeria and 23rd anniversary of Gombe State, Governor Muhammadu Yahaya called on citizens not to despair in the midst of the present challenges, but keep hope alive in the quest to build a prosperous nation.

Governor Yahaya urged the people to continue to pray for and support those in authority as well as contribute their quota to the development and progress of the Nation.

“Everyone should strive to foster unity, peace and understanding regardless of their differences,” he said.

Governor Yahaya gave the assurance that under his leadership, the state would wax stronger in all facets of human endeavours, vowing “to continue to initiate people-oriented policies and programmes that would better the lots of the people.

While rejoicing with president Muhammadu Buhari and the entire nation, Governor Yahaya said “the celebration was an opportunity to continue to sustain the legacies of the heroes past.”

In a related development, Governor Yahaya has forwarded the names of 18 commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for confirmation as members of the state executive council.

Similarly, he has approved the appointments of seven advisers.

Dijatu Bappah is the Special Adviser on Social Investment, Alhaji Garba Jijji Gadam, the Special Adviser on Inter- Governmental Relations, Geoffrey Namu Birba, Special Adviser on Drugs and Narcotics, CP Mohammed Wakili ( Rtd), Special Adviser on Security Matters, Col. Sani Adamu Dabsiya( Rtd), Special Adviser on  Security Matters, Hamma Adama Ali Kumo, Special Adviser on House of Assembly Matters and Abubakar Inuwa Tata Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission

All the appointments are with immediate effect.


Mercy Chukwudiebere