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Democracy is the best option for good governance: Says Gov Shinkafi!


Governor Mahmuda Aliyu Shinkafi of Zamfara State has identified Democracy as the best option for ensuring good governance and respect of rule of law in the country. He also promises that his government will intensify efforts of providing essential services to the progress and development of all the people of Zamfara state.

Governor Mahmuda Shinkafi made the remarks at the grand reception organized for him by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Talata Mafara Local Government of Zamfara state, last Sunday during his one day official working visit to the area.

Governor Shinkafi described leadership as great burden for ensuring good governance and peace among all manners of people. He therefore, calls on leaders in authority to always respect the views and opinions of their people by creating peace and unity in their domains.

He assured people of Zamfara state with his Government determination toward ensuring the sustainability of the provision of social amenities and their distribution accordingly. He urged them to give all the necessary supports to the government by leaving in peace and unity with one another.

Governor Shinkafi, commended the efforts of the leadership of Talata Mafara local government under the Chairmanship of Alhaji Nasiru Galadima for his commitment to duty and welfare of his people, more especially on provision of Water, roads, qualitative education, fertilizer and social service to the people in the area, he call on the other local government Chairmen in the state to emulate this efforts.

Speaking earlier, Chairman of the PDP of Zamfara state Alhaji Ibrahim Mallaha, attributed all the success recorded by both the state government and Local government in the state to the Governor over his committed efforts and willingness to allow the local government chairmen with free hand to operate their activities in offices without hindrance.

He described Governor Shinkafi as the most honest political leader ever to happen for the Zamfara state, who always practice what he preaches. He said, because of the performances and respect of Governor Shinkafi, Zamfara state is now listed in comity of states for good governance and peace in Nigeria.

He charged Zamfara people to unite in the PDP and bring peace and understanding for the sustenance of peace and progress of the country.

In his speech, Chairman of Talata Mafara local government Alhaji Nasiru Galadima, said, people of Talata Mafara are solidly behind Governor Mahmuda Shinkafi for his second tenure and will make sure that he achieved such success in 2011. He said, Talata Mafara local government has spends Millions of naira for the provision of water, roads, teaching materials, fertilizer in the area.

Governor Shinkafi who was in the area as first local government visited, has commissioned some housing units, roads projects and Primary school constructed by the local government in the area, was received by hundreds of thousands of PDP supporters, traditional rulers, businessmen and women group in the area.