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2023: Namdas Launches Guber Campaign Office In Mubi

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Activities in the ancient town of Mubi briefly came to a halt as mamooth crowd of supporters, party faithfuls, and associates, received Adamawa foremost gubernatorial hopeful, Rt Hon Abdulrazak Namdas who was in the town to launch his campaign office ahead of 2023 general election.

Enthusiastic youths in their thousands who turned the event into a carnival hold placards with various support inscriptions and chanting slogans like “come and save us; you are the best; the messiah has come; tomorrow’s governor, Mai capacity.”

The supporters then escorted the gubernatorial hopeful to the palace of the Emir of Mubi leading to a serious traffic snarl as activities in the commercial hub came to a halt.

The emir of Mubi who expressed delight with the visit of the gubernatorial hopeful wished him good luck in his quest to rule the state.

He urged politicians to conduct themselves peacefully as we approach another electioneering year.

During his interaction with the mammoth crowd, the gubernatorial hopeful said, he was in the race to turn around the fortunes of the state, noting that he has the magic wand to bring rapid socio-economic development into the state.

He noted that one of his priority project in Mubi is to rejuvenate the state university which is still crawling more than 20 years after its establishment.

“This zone is blessed with state university that was established 20 years ago when I was in governor Boni Haruna’s administration. But we are yet to get the full potentials of the university. We don’t have faculty of medicine, we don’t have faculty of engineering and we don’t have faculty of pharmacy and what have you.

“For us to move the country forward, we have to engage our youth in some of these activities and we also have to restore our vocational training centers which were established by Nyako. Several billions have been invested in them but most of the equipments have been stolen. Until you give the youth quality education it will be difficult to harness their full potentials,” he said.

He expressed joy for the overwhelming reception he recieved in the town despite the fact that he only came to open his campaign office.

“You can see right from the gate of Mubi to the palace of the emir and up to this place the youths are enthusiastic. I didn’t come for a rally but just to open my campaign office. If it was a rally it is a different thing but you can see that they came in their multitudes. They want to have a young man as the governor of the state of course the governor of the state is also a young person but I’m younger, I have the contacts and I have the experience and I know how to talk to the people and I know what they want,” he said.

Namdas said if given the mandate, he will hit the ground running as he has a clear vision about what he want to do urging the people to trust him with their mandate.

Also speaking, a former reps member Ahmed Wangubi Fons urged the people of Mubi to in the spirit of give and take support Ganye this time around adding that Ganye local government where Namdas came from has an established long ties with Mubi emirate council noting that Ganye and Mubi are Siamese twins.

He told the people that their wishes and aspirations will be fulfilled if they elect Namdas as he will ensure the accrual of dividends of democracy to them.

In his speech, Adamawa State chairman of APC, Ibrahim Bilal also thanked the people of Mubi for the warm reception they accorded the entourage.

The chairman who was represented by the secretary of the party, Dr Raymond Chidama thanked Namdas for his contributions to the development of the party urging other aspirants to follow suit.

He maintained the party’s determination to conduct a free and fair primaries with the resolve to sweep PDP out of power from bottom to top come 2023.

Also speaking, the former speaker of Adamawa State House of assembly, Hassan Turaki expressed gratitude for the warm reception accorded Namdas gubernatorial train adding that the people will not regret the trust and confidence they gave to Namdas.

Various speakers including Hajiya Halima Hayatu, and APC stalwarts across the northern senatorial zone all expressed confidence and hope in Namdas ability and capacity to deliver the goods.

Highpoints of the event was the donation of N700,000 by Namdas to an indigent patient who has been grappling with a life threatening ailment for over 17 years and the presentation of award on Namdas by the the youths of Mubi.

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Work On Gyawana-Opalo-Hoki Electricity Project Will Begin Soon – Gov Fintiri

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By Muhammad B. Muhammad

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has announced that work on Gyawana-Opalo-Hoki electricity project in Lamurde Local government area will commence soon.

The Governor who revealed this when he led the campaign train of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to canvassing for votes in Gyawana, Lamurde Local Government Area ahead of the forthcoming elections said Government will begin connection of the remaining communities without light to the national grid.

He told the people of Gyawana, Opalo Ngbakowo and Dubwangun wards that his administration has constructed 4km in Lamurde town, 11km of rural road and built 60-bed capacity hospital among others in the local government area.

Governor Umaru Fintiri while noting how his administration turned around the education sector, said he has given local government council chairmen approval to employ more qualified teachers into primary schools to enhance teaching and learning in the state.

On the tussle between host community/workers and management of Dangote Sugar Refinary Numan, Governor Fintiri told the electorates how he asked Alhaji Aliko Dangote to pay compensation among other things to the victims.

He called on the people to support his re-election bid and vote for all PDP candidates in the forthcoming general elections from top to bottom for better Adamawa and Nigeria as a whole.

After the Gyawana rally, Governor Umaru Fintiri alongside top government officials has commissioned Lecture Hall at College of Agriculture Ganye Satelitte Campus Gyawana in Lamurde Local government area.

Meanwhile, Governor Umaru Fintiri in Suwa, Lamurde LGA for the campaign has reassured his commitment to maintain the diversity of Adamawa people and provide equity and fairness to all tribes in the state for peace and tranquility.

Governor Fintiri told the people of Suwa, Sabon Layi and Waduku Wards that the government would continue to protect their lives and property to the best of its ability urging them to vote for PDP candidates in the forthcoming elections.

According to the Governor, It is only quality and affordable education that will bridge the gap between the rich and the poor and therefore reiterates his continued commitment to provide free education in the state.

He promised to drill borehole in Suwa and directed the State Ministry of Rural Infrastructure and Community Development to connect the area and Waduku to the national grid with immediate effect.

Governor Fintiri has during the rally sympathized with the people over the death of PDP Youth Leader in Suwa Ward, Hon. Mairiga Yohannah who was being laid to rest today (Saturday) in Lamurde and prayed to God to grant him eternal rest.

An elder statesman in Suwa, Mr Gabriel Yakubu commended Governor Fintiri for his free education Programme among other giant strides of his administration and assured him and other PDP candidates massive votes of the community.

While on a stop over in Timnu in the Local Government Area, Governor Umaru Fintiri has promised to procure brand new additional transformer for the community for improved electricity as requested by leaders of the community.

The Governor asked the electorates to continue to maintain peace among them as according to him government on its part will not relent until the citizens sleep with their two eyes close across the state.

The State Chairman of PDP, Barrister Tahir Shehu while presenting flag to Hon. Pawikai Bauna as the party’s Candidate for State Assembly Member Lamurde Constituency in Gyawana urged the people to maintain their support for the party.

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Just In: Adamawa Govt Set To Construct Modire Road In Yola

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By Muhammad B. Muhammad

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State says the government will soon flag off construction of Modire Road in Yola South LGA to ease the hardships of motorists and the community.

The Governor announced this when he led the campaign train of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to Yolde Pate in Yola South LGA to canvass for votes ahead of the forthcoming elections.

He said survey of the road will soon be conducted for commencement of the project by the contracting firm, Triacta Nigeria Limited.

The Governor equally reminded the people how his administration built Nyibango – Yolde Pate road, saying that of Lakare – Bole project is still ongoing and will be completed in the next 3 months.

“We have so far delivered on our 11- point agenda and in the second tenure of my administration, we will pursue on 8-point agenda for continued reformation of all sectors in the state,” said the Governor.

The Executive Chairman, Yola South LGA Council, Engineer Mohammed Hamidu commended Governor Fintiri for executing People’s oriented projects in the area and assured him massive votes of the residents.

In their separate remarks, Mohammed Yahaya Marafa and Madam Salome Nelson thanked Governor Fintiri for constructing Lakare – Bole road among other giant strides such as payment of Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations.

Meanwhile, Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri had earlier assured the people of Yadim and Ukituki Wards of Fufore LGA of continuity towards Improving security, and education among other sectors if re-elected.

The Governor who was in Yadim on the political campaign announced the readiness of the Government to asphalt the rural road leading to the area constructed by his administration adding that more projects will be deployed to the community.

In his remarks, the State Chairman of PDP, Barrister Tahir Shehu while receiving decampees into the party, assured them fair treatment while urging them to mobilize votes for the party in the forthcoming elections.

Speaking at the event, PDP Candidate for Verre Constituency, Mr Japhet Hammajabu said Yadim and Ukituki wards supported the Governor in 2019, and will indeed double their votes for him and other candidates of the party in the forthcoming elections.

The Sarki Tsabta Adamawa, Alhaji Hamman Adama Ahijo who recalled how bad the road leading to Yadim was before the coming of the present administration, thanked Governor Fintiri for constructing it and assured him bloc votes of the community and environs.

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We’ve Included Jimeta-Mayo Ine Road Project in The Budget – Gov Fintiri

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—We’ll Begin Payment of Scholarships Next Week With 50% Increment

By Muhammad B. Muhammad

Adamawa State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri Friday said arrangements have been concluded by the government to begin payment of scholarship allowances to students of institutions of higher learning next week with increment of fifty percent.

Similarly, Governor Fintiri has announced that the State Government has already included Jimeta-Mayo Ine road project in this year’s budget and arrangements are in the pipeline for commencement of work.

The Governor made this known during a campaign rally in Mayo Ine, Fufore LGA as part of his tour to seek for re-election and canvass votes for other candidates of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming general polls.

Governor Fintiri said his administration has taken Infrastructure delivery with utmost priority and it will continue in that trajectory, assuring the people continuity of good governance on 8-point agenda if re-elected.

“If you give us another mandate we will work on eight point agenda to build on the progress made so far. Government will continue with free education, payment of WAEC and NECO and Scholarship allowances,” said Fintiri.

“Before we come on board, you don’t sleep with your two eyes close because insecurity was threatening your peace. Today we achieved absolute security in this area and the state as a whole. The State is now enjoying prevailing peace.

“Also, before, it was our parents that used to buy chalks in our schools. You laboured hard to pay your children school fees. Most of our schools were in a state of shamble. But we have now changed the narratives,” says Governor Fintiri.

He called on the Stakeholders in the area to bury their differences and unite for the common purpose of mobilize massive votes for all PDP candidates in the forthcoming elections for the good of the state and the country.

The State Chairman of PDP, Barrister Tahir Shehu after receiving hundreds of decampees into the party noted with appreciation how electorates of Mayo Ine turned out en masse to receive them describing the area a PDP stronghold.

In his remarks, a stakeholder in the area, Alhaji Halilu Lamu revealed that Mayo Ine district created in 1903 had never had it so good than now as Governor Fintiri has renovated their schools and relieved parents the burden of paying their children school fees.

Salihu Aliyu Kabillo eulogized Governor Fintiri for not only appointing their sons and daughters into key positions of government but ensured retirees get their entitlements as an when due while people across the state get dividends of democracy.

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