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56,000 Constituents Benefitted From Sen Yaroe’s 8 Medical Outreaches

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No fewer than 56,000 indigent patients have so far benefitted from free medical outreaches organized by the senator representing Adamawa South senatorial zone, Binos Dauda Yaroe.

The senator has so far conducted eight medical outreaches in eight out of the nine local governments of his senatorial zone aimed at providing free medical services to the poorest of the poor who do not have the financial muscle to bankroll such services.

During the latest medical outreach in Shelleng local government, 6,000 indigent patients recieved various types of medical support including theatres, eye and ear consultation, laboratory tests, dental services et Al.

Speaking during the closing ceremony of the exercise in Shelleng, Thursday, the Senator informed residents of Lamurde, the last local government to be covered to prepare for their turn in June this year.

He said a grand finale of the outreach will be conducted which will be followed by a special outreach to cater for people suffering from eye challenges identified as the biggest medical health challenge in the area.

“When I started this medical outreach, I said my intention is to go round all the 9 local Governments of Adamawa south and with this one, we have done in Shelleng, we have only Lamurde local government to complete and before the end of June, we will do that one.

“But in addition to going round the local governments, I will do another big one that will be a grand finale which will take more days we also intend to do special outreach for eye problems.

“Eye problems is one single largest challenge that people have here. We usually have more eyes cases than other cases so it is an issue in this area and in all the places we have gone, we have seen a large turned out of people with eye problems so we intend to do a special outreach just for eye problems and with that before the end of my tenure, we must have attended to all the people we think we may have reached,” he said.

He further expressed satisfaction with the impact and successes of the intervention saying that, he feel fulfilled that his intervention in this regard has bring succour to his people and is being appreciated by the masses.

“I’m actually more than satisfied and fulfilled because everywhere we go, we have seen a large turn out of people. We have intervened in a number of cases, all forms of medical cases and people have shown appreciation for what we are doing. So I’m highly satisfied with the result we are getting. Its like even if you stay here for a month we will not be able to finish the cases.

“These are small small problems that people have but because the don’t have the means to access medical attention, they just carry them on their bodies but these interventions have bring succour to our people who otherwise could not have found help,” he said.

According to him, Shelleng outreach is in collaboration with the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA) who appreciated his efforts in carrying out this medical outreaches in seven local governments before now hence their decision to come in and support him to conduct the one in Shelleng local government in the spirit of collaboration.

Speaking, the lead consultant and head of the medical team, Dr.Telemoh Dah said, during the Shelleng outreach, more than 6000 people with various ailments have been treated.

Breaking down the number, Dr Dah said those treated include; 198 surgeries and 1234 dental cases among others.

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Insurgents Are Again Responsible For Michika Blackout – Fintiri

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By Muhammad B. Muhammad

Boko Haram insurgents have again vandalised the lines that generated power from Danboa substation in Borno State to Michika and environs in Adamawa State.

The State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri had in July, 2020 commissioned the rehabilitated power sub-station for Michika and Madagali local government areas at the cost of N283.8m.

Before the rehabilitation, it was Boko Haram insurgents that damaged the power lines and installations which cut off power supply from the national grid subjecting the people to a total blackout for over 6 years.

As if that damage was not enough, after the rehabilitation, the insurgents have again destroyed the power lines from Danboa substation.

Fintiri disclosed this at Madzi Development Area in Michika while canvassing votes for the PDP candidates ahead of the forthcoming February and March elections in the country.

Governor Fintiri told the residents that the military has assured him that normalcy has been restored in that area and has given go ahead to the Government to recconect the power lines, promising to act in that regard.

“We have rehabilitated electricity in Michika and Madagali. 2 years ago, Boko Haram insurgents have again destroyed the power lines, coming from Danboa.

“I spoke with Brigade Commander, he told me that they have taken over the bushes around Danboa from Boko Haram and we should send personnel to reconnect the lines,” he said.

In his remarks, Honourable Zira Wampa who spoke on behalf of the communities, assured Governor Fintiri their readiness to deliver him, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and other PDP candidates in next elections.

Meanwhile, Governor Fintiri has assured the people of Bazza Development Area that his administration will build roads in the area having constructed many in Michika town and environs.

Governor Fintiri who disclosed this when he takes campaign train of the PDP to canvassing for votes, reminded the people the giant strides of his administration in the areas of education, security, health and Infrastructure among others.

He asked especially the women folk to take advantage of the Government’s Health Insurance Programme and register for free medical services to pregnant ones among them, children from five years and below, the aged and displaced persons.

“I will continue to protect your lives and property. We achieve much in all sectors. We improve payment of pension and gratuity. We have commenced salary payment with minimum wage for workers at the local government level alongside gratuity,” he said.

Former Deputy Governor of the Defunct Gongola State, Barrister David Barau said the people of Bazza will no doubt support Governor Umaru Fintiri in the March election, because of his excellence performance and character worthiness.

“The reasons for our promise to support you are one; excellent performance, two;
Numerous dividends of democracy in the areas of security and health as well as your competence, capacity, knowledge and reliability,” said Barau.

In their separate remarks, Hon. Michael Zirra, Ayuba Fari and Captain Altine Inuwa among other speakers vowed to deliver Governor Fintiri and all PDP Candidates describing Bazza as a stronghold of the party.

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We’ll Soon Flag Off Michika-Kamale Road Project – Gov Fintiri

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By Muhammad B. Muhammad

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State Friday announced readiness of the State government to award contract for road project from Michika to Kamale.

The Governor disclosed this in Garta, Michika local government area when he led campaign train of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to canvass for votes ahead of the forthcoming elections.

The Governor said arrangements are in the pipeline to execute the road project with three bridges as according to him survey has already been conducted by the government.

“I want to assure you the people of Garta, we have commenced plans to award contract of this road. By the Grace of God, we will begin the work in the next one or two months,” said Fintiri.

On the request by the community for lifting of ban on the use of mortocycle in Garta and environs, Governor Fintiri promised to make consultations and see the possibility or otherwise of the issue.

In their separate remarks, Hon. Yakubu Tsala, former Managing Director Nigeria Sugar Council and former federal lawmaker, Adamu Kamale assured block votes of the people to Governor Fintiri and other PDP candidates.

Highlight of the rally was handing over of 18 seater bus to Governor Fintiri to help the PDP campaign train by Dr Williams Kamale among other gifts presented as well as various cultural dance.

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Michika Agog As Crowd Storms PDP Rally To Welcome Gov Fintiri

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In what many residents of Michika described as mother of all rallies, supporters of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday afternoon stormed the campaign gathering at the centre of the town.

Upon his arrival to Michika town from Garta, Governor Umaru Fintiri was received by the people who came out en masse from all conners and proceeded to accompany him in droves to the venue of the campaign rally.

Speaking at the event, Governor Fintiri appreciated the people for the show of love and solidarity, promising to continue to make them proud by working for their welfare and development of Michika.

“I will continue to work for you and make you proud. My administration has restored security and today we sleep with our two eyes close. We will continue to fight these miscreants,” said Governor Fintiri.

Fintiri added that, “we will continue to make education free. We’ll make sure that the children of the poor get quality and affordable education across the state.”

He called on the people to vote for Atiku Abubakar as next Nigeria’s President to end the current hardships brought upon on the citizens by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government.

“Let’s continue to fast and pray so that we will get a leader that will bring socour to us. Let’s pray and fast so that we’ll get a leader that will end killings of our brothers and sisters. We will never elect APC again,” he said.

The State Chairman of PDP, Barrister Tahir Shehu has presented flag to Zakari Dauda Nyampa, and Moses Yarima as PDP candidates for House of Representatives and State Assembly respectively.

PDP Chairman in Michika, Emmanuel Simbus lauded Fintiri for executing road projects in the area and appointed their sons and daughters into key positions of government.

The Commissioner of Finance and Budget, Dr Ishaya Dabari, and Peter Salihu Gogura both said Governor Fintiri does not need to campaign in Michika as they are set to pay him back by voting him massively.

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