*receives “Baba for All Nigeria” , as group donates food items to women in Gombe
By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has described the ideals and personal principles of President Muhammadu Buhari as traits worth emulating by all Nigerians.
According to a statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs)Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, Governor Inuwa Yahaya gave this impression when he granted audience to the Baba for All Nigeria Initiative, an association of like-minds formed to promote and project the ideals and progressives disposition of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Governor praised the group for bringing with it, support to the less privileged in Gombe State, especially in the holy month of Ramadan which encourages such gestures.
He thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for always supporting the government and people of Gombe State through different interventions such as provision of assorted food items, economic empowerment and various other social intervention schemes for youths, women and other vulnerable members of the society.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya said since his military career through to his political sojourn, President Muhammadu Buhari has been relating perfectly well with the Gombe State, noting that it was during his watch as Minister of Petroleum that the Gombe NNPC Depot was conceived and which has so far been serving the people of the State.
The Governor equally noted that Gombe State has consistently supported the President in all his previous contests in APP, CPC up to the APC time in 2015 when he was elected president and 2019 when he was re-elected as the number one citizen of the country.
He stressed his belief in the ideals and principles of President Buhari and his leadership style especially in the fight against corruption and impunity.
“As far as we are concerned there is no person in recent history that has shown an acceptable ideals and took it to this level in terms of fighting corruption and making people to be aware, to be involved like President MuhammaduBuhari. So I don’t think of recent there is that person that has achieved such a feat, so his character is worth copying, learning from and taking as role model”.
He assured that his administration will support the “Baba for All” initiative in its bid to promote the ideals of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the food items so donated will be distributed among women in the State who are the main building blocks of the society.
Earlier speaking, the National Coordinator of the group, Hon. Aminu Sani Jaji said the initiative is an association of like- minded people who came together to support, promote and project the ideals and principles of President Muhammadu Buhari whose moral standing is worthy of emulation.
He said in keying into the compassionate disposition of the President, the group deemed it necessary to come with it, to the State, food items to be distributed among the less prevailed in the society.
Hon. Sani Jaji thanked Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for the warm reception accorded to members of his group as well as his drive of leaving the State better than he met it through his developmental programmes and projects across the nooks and crannies of the state. He said Governor Yahaya is at the forefront in supporting the Baba for All initiative, commending the Gombe state chief executive for being a true vanguard and reliable ally of the president.
Shortly after the courtesy visit, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya led the National Coordinator and members of the Baba for All to the APC square for the official flag of the distribution of the food items.
At the ceremony, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya reiterated his administration’s support to the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, assuring that Gombe State Government under his leadership will not give in to sinister move by agents of doom to cause confusion and disunity in the country.
The Gombe state Coordinator of the initiative, Hon. Aishatu Jibir Dukku who represents Dukku/ Nafada Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, commended Governor Yahaya’s women-friendly and pro-poor disposition, saying the distribution of the palliatives was aimed at complimenting his efforts in that regard.
Beneficiaries of the food items, all of them women, were full of praises and appreciation to the “Baba for All” group and Governor Yahaya for the gesture.