Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says Gombe state government will explore more areas of partnership with Malaysia beyond the education line.
The Governor was speaking at a gala, organised in honor of the visiting President of Lincoln University College, Malaysia, Professor Amiya Bhaumik.
He said the coming on board of Lincoln University College in Gombe state through public-private partnership has further opened windows of more investment opportunities between Gombe and Malaysia.
“We are optimistic that coming on board of the Lincoln University Kumo in Gombe State has just opened more opportunities beyond education through PPP”.
“The rich culture and the entertainment you witnessed tonight is just a tip of the iceberg”. Gombe State, like Nigeria, is rich in culture and we are living peacefully and happily despite our diversity “.
” Today we are the number one in the ease of doing business and with our huge potentials in Agriculture and mines, we are open for partnership and investment”.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya used the occasion to commend the Nigerian High Commissioner to Malaysia, Dr Hajara Salim, describing her as a patriotic and committed envoy who demonstrates passion and love for her State and country.
He said Gombe state government looks forward to more areas of partnerships and engagements with Malaysia.
Earlier in his remarks, President of Lincoln University College, Professor Amiya Bhaumik expressed joy for the warm reception accorded him and his team.
He also used the occasion to appreciate the Emir of Akko, His Royal Highness, Muhammad Umar Atiku for conferring on him, the traditional title of Magajin Birnin Akko.
The gala night held at the banquet Hall of Gombe government House, featured cultural performance, musical concerts and comedy by famous artistes.
The event was attended by Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, Chief of Staff, Abubakar Inuwa Kari, Head of Service, Bappayo Yahaya, Hon. Commissioners, Special Advisers, APC stalwarts among others.
Ismaila Uba Misilli
( Press Affairs)
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