Adamawa Governor, Bindow, Pledges Rapid Development

Adamawa State Governor, Jibrillah Bindow
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From Tom Garba, Yola
Governor Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa State has assured traditional rulers in the state that his government would create a new phase of development in the state.
The governor, who stated this when he received traditional rules in the state who paid him Sallah homage at Government House, Yola, explained that his administration will work towards improving the plight of residents of the state.
Thanking the monarchs for the visit, the governor said 14 roads in Mubi as well as the Mararaban Mubi and Mayo Belwa to Toungo roads would soon receive government attention as soon as ministers are sworn in.
On flooding in some parts of the state, Governor Bindow said stringent measures would be taken through collaboration with the Federal Government to ensure permanent solution is provided to check the annual occurrence.
He condemned the previous administration for giving N500 for alternative settlement for those affected by flood, lamenting that nothing has been done to check the unfortunate situation.
In his remarks, the Lamido of Adamawa, HRH Barkindo Aliyu Mustafa, said much have been achieved in the areas of infrastructural development and called on leaders to support the current administration.
Emir of Mubi, Alhaji Abubakar Isa Ahmadu and Gangwari Ganye, Alhaji Adamu Sanda pledged their support to the Bindow administration and called on the people to shun rumour mongering.
Hamman Bata, Alhamdu Gladstone Teneke, appealed for the construction of dam at Nasarawa to check flooding and encourage dry season farming.
According to him, more than 150 persons have been displaced by flooding in the area.
Murum Mbula, Chief Joel Fwah, called for government intervention to encourage dry season farming in the state.

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