Infrastructure: Adamawa Is The Poorest In West Africa, Says Speaker

Adamawa State Governor, Jibrillah Bindow
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From Tom Garba, Yola
Speaker, Adamawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Kabiru Mijinyawa, on Wednesday complained of the level of infrastructure stagnation in the state, rating it to be the most backward state in the whole of West Africa.
According to Mijinyawa, the state has suffer this due to inconsistence in government policies and lip service paid to governance in the last seven years as the state saw seven different swearing-in of governors.
The Speaker stated said this in his office in Yola when members of the correspondents chapel took him on issues concerning the summons the House of Assembly gave to the Commissioner of Finance, Mamud Sali, to appear before the House plenary to explain how the state government disbursed bailout funds.
Mijinyawa disclosed that the commissioner has tendered a report on the bailout, “which we are going to go through and if there is anything we are not satisfy with, he must clearly explain to the people of Adamawa State.”
The Speaker said there exists a cordial relationship between the Assembly and the executive, even though he said he does not have a personal close ties with the governor.

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