I Have A Strong Allegiance For Atiku Abubakar—Gov. Bindow

By Tom Garba, Yola

Governor Mohammadu Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa has restated his unshakable loyalty to Atiku Abubakar, the Turaki of Adamawa and emphasized his renewed allegiance because of the fact that he created so much job opportunity in the state.

``My allegiance to Abubakar is due to the fact that he is one politician in the state who has Adamawa at heart.

``He has demonstrated it by his massive business investments in the state and if he decides to fold his businesses up today, our state will be nothing.

``I commend him for that an I am encouraging our sons and daughters to invest more in this state because we do not have any other place apart from this state.

``His businesses have impacted positively on the lives of our people through employment generation and wealth creation.’’

Jibrilla praised the former vice President by commending his myriads and massive investment in Adamawa state and the country at large

Bindow made the commendation at a town hall meeting with the Jimeta community at Government House Yola.

He said that the investment by the former president had impacted more on the socio economic life of the people in the state.

He noted that his businesses had provided employments to the youth as well as created wealth for the populace.

He urged other well meaning sons and daughters in the state to emulate Abubakar for his patriotism to the state.

The governor said that he would not shortchange the people of the state with resources been allocated for their development.

According tom him, I will not do what the previous administrations were doing, by carrying people’s money to service our `big brothers’ in Abuja.

He urged the people to continue to support the administration to achieve its task of transforming the state.

``I cant imagine me carrying moneys that are meant for the development of the state to our `big brothers’ in Abuja.

``Even if one wants to give money where is the money.For me I do not have anybody who dictates to me what I should do for the state and I am assuring you that I will not disappoint you people.

``What you will do for me is to pray for us and support us to archive our goal of turning this state to an economic viable state.

Earlier, Alhaji Abdulrahman Adamu, Chairman, Jimeta community in Yola North Local government commended the governor for the provision of massive infrastructural development in Jimeta.

Adamu said that the physical projects, at their completion would add glamour to the community.

According to him, this development is unprecedented to our community.

He appealed to the governor to improve on waste management in the area, adding that the efforts of the local government in environmental sanitation were inadequate.

He also solicit the state government to improve on water supply within the Jimeta community

He said that the Jimeta community would continue to support the governor to succeed.

Jimeta is the headquarter of Yola North Local Government in Adamawa.

The community is the socio economic hub of the state as it harbours the seat of government, Judiciary and the House of Assembly among many others.