By Matthew Onah, Yola
Former Vice President and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has lauded the Adamawa State Governor, Senator Mohammed Jibrilla Bindow, for the prudent management of the finances of the state in the last two years.
Atiku said the state government has the least corruption index in the country, currently and urged the governor to maintain the pace.
He stated this while leading other political stakeholders to Government House, Yola.
He commended Bindow for the administrations remarkable achievement in road construction and other infrastructural developments, especially in the face of dwindling resources. Stressing that it was a good strategy to give priority to infrastructural development before shifting focus to education, health and agriculture.
Atiku observed that if Bindow maintained the current rate of development efforts, and is not distracted by negative politics,
Adamawa would in no distance future, meet the pace of Lagos in terms of development.
He used the occasion to appeal to the women in the state and other parts of the country to rise up to the challenges of development by participating more in the social economic development of the country.
Adding that it has been proven that women are more prudent and resourceful than men in handling trusts and public service, “unlike us the men, they don’t resort to adding more wives instead of investing’’.
He urged the governor not to relent his efforts in providing succor to the poor and the needy of the society.
Responding, Governor Bindowo thanked the political stakeholders gathered for the trust and confidence reposed in him and his administration, pledging that he would redouble his efforts in service of the state and the country.
He stated that he was humbled by the caliber of high net worth leaders, cutting across party divide that congregated to meet him.
He told the leaders that he was working on a roadmap that would transform the state economically in the next five years.