Gombe state Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari, the good people of Gombe state and Nigerians in general on the occasion of the country’s Diamond Jubilee.
In a goodwill message to mark Nigeria at 60 and Gombe state at 24, Governor Yahaya reminded the people of the sacrifice of the nation’s founding fathers.
He said, “For us in Gombe State it is a double celebration as we mark Gombe at 24 and Nigeria at 60.”
“Today we remind ourselves of the sacrifice of our heroes past and the essence of good and exemplary leadership in building a nation of our dream.
“In Gombe, we are laying the foundation for sound economic, social and political order for all and we are committed to making sure that the dividends of democracy trickle down to the grassroots through the provision of people oriented projects.”
In a statement by his media aide, Ismaila Uba Misilli, the governor said his administration had embarked on a 10-year development plan which will cover governance and socio-economic growth to ensure continuity in governance and lay solid foundation for an enduring development of the state.
Misilli also quoted the governor as saying the state under his leadership, will continue to strive to do more through retrospective peer review mechanism so that the citizenry can be inspired to do more and make the state a shining star in the North-east and the nation at large.