Adamawa To Accord Equal Rights To Non Indigenes – Bindow

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Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State
By TINA PHINEAS, Yola
The Adamawa State House of Assembly is working on a legislation that will give an individual that has stayed in the state for more than five years the right of Indigeneship.
Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla Bindow made the disclosure at the fourth Yoruba Day celebration,  held at Mahmud Ribadu Square.
According to him, the state will give equal rights for development.
The governor explained that his administration will continue to support traditional groups in the state and stressed the importance of peace, which Is essential for growth and development.
While expressing gratitude for the traditional title, the governor said the two religions preach peace and appealed for peaceful coexistence amongst the people.
In a remark, the Royal Host, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Ajagbe described the day as a memorable one and lauded the transformation of the state by Bindow led administration, adding that the title is well deserved.
He later presented the traditional title of Moyegun to Governor Bindow while his wife, Hajiya Maryam was bestowed with the title of Yeye Moyegun.
Chief of Staff to the Governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abba Jimeta was confered with the title of Agba Akin, while Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Kabiru Mijinyawa and Secretary to the state government, Doctor Umar Buba Bindir were recognised for selfless and meritorious service respectively.
The event also featured launch of almanac among others.

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