…Says Government Rolling Out Palliative Measures To Bring Succour To People
By Abubakar Rabilu, Gombe
The Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, CON has expressed optimism that Nigeria and Nigerians will emerge stronger from the current economic challenges occasioned by the removal of fuel subsidy and other global factors.
Saying that the government is taking concrete steps to bring succour to the people in it’s effort to tackle the situation.
This was contain in a Press Release sign by the Director General Press Affairs to Governor Inuwa Yahaya, Isma’ila Uba Misilli, while speaking at a civic reception and turbaning of the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi as the ‘Madakin Kaltungo’.
The Governor appealed to leaders and well-to- do individuals in the society to lend a helping hand to the needy as the relationship between those in positions of authority and the led is symbiotic in nature and reciprocal.
According to the release he appealed to the people to be patient and support government policies and programmes in the interest of the growth and development of society.
Noting that, “no one predicted these tough times but I am happy the people have shown resilience in the present circumstances; so we are still appealing for patience and understanding because each and every one of us must do the right thing and contribute his or her own quota; government is prepared to provide leadership that is beneficial to the people.
I am optimistic that Nigeria and indeed Nigerians will come out stronger from the present economic situation as government is planning paliative measures and interventions that will cushion the hardship being faced by the people”.
He also commended the Federal Government for giving states the authority to generate, transmit and distribute electricity, which has been a major obstacle to Nigeria’s socio-economic development.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya, who expressed commitment to delivering good governance to the people, called on the people to continue to live in peace with one another and refrain from making statements that are considered disrespectful and inflammatory, as no meaningful development can take place in an atmosphere of rancor.