We have Within Short Period Tackle Bauchi Major Challenges, Says Gov Bala
By; MOHAMMED KAWU, Bauchi
Governor Bala Mohammed on Thursday reaffirmed his administration’s determination to open up the state for massive transformation in critical sectors of Bauchi economy.
He made the remark at a closing campaign rally for PDP candidates ahead of Saturday’s elections into the twenty Local Government Councils of the state, held at Ibrahim Badamasi Square, Bauchi.
Bala recalled that his administration inherited a lot of challenges facing critical sectors of the economy, however revealing that it has so far tackled the major ones.
The governor spoke of the Bauchi state government’s determination under his leadership to perform better than before in a bid to deliver his campaign promises of putting the state in a proper perspectives of developmental goals.
Senator Bala Mohammed who also received thousands of decampees from other political parties in the state during the rally said, “We welcome all of you who are coming into our party in your number, and we will be with you as our brothers”.
Bala, while expressing gratitude to Almighty Allah and the people of Bauchi for the mandate given him to steer the ship of the state, stated “Today the decampees have realized that we have done so much and we are ready to do more, and to perform better than before”.
“We inherited a state that is in need of state of emergency because of the numerous challenges confronting critical sectors and we are now working towards addressing them”, he assured.
The governor, while welcoming the decampees into the fold of ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP), solicited for their votes to all the party’s candidates in the Saturday’s polls.
Governor Bala thanked Ulamas and traditional rulers for their supporting his leadership, and called on all irrespective of shades of opinion to rally round his administration for effective service delivery.
The State PDP Chairman, Hamza Koshe Akuyam has earlier while presenting the decampees to the governor, noted with satisfaction the massive participation of supporters in the rally, attributable to the unprecedented performance of governor Bala.
Koshe said, “Your Excellency, we thank you for fulfilling our campaign promises of providing dividends of democracy to our people, we have seen a lot of positive changes in our state, unlike swindlers of past administrations who only make unfulfilled promises”.
Also speaking, Senator Abdul Ahmed Ningi noted that with the wonderful performance of the governor in such a short period of time, it is evidently clear that PDP will sweep the polls, describing the LG elections in the state as welcome and historic development.
Dr. Sama’ila Dahuwa who spoke on behalf of the decampees, said they have decided to cross-carpet into the PDP as a formidable party due to the exemplary leadership exhibited by Governor Bala Mohammed, and pledged their unalloyed loyalty and support to the party in power.