Governor Inuwa restates better deal for persons living with disabilities.

Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has again restated his administration commitment to the welbeing of persons living with disability in the state.

The Governor stated this through the Secretary to the state government Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi when he played host to Maryam Umar an SS 3 student of Jewel Academy Gombe who is without both arms but does virtually every human activity using her feet.

Professor Njodi reveals that his interaction with Maryam followed a correspondence with Governor Inuwa Yahaya who immediately directed that Maryam Umar and her family be invited so that challenges affecting her educational pursuit can determine address.

He commended the family of Maryam for supporting her determination to acquire knowledge despite her condition assuring them that the government will do everything possible to support her education through a comprehensive scholarship program that will see her through tertiary institution.

The SSG commended Mr Abdon Ali Balanga a retired Information officer who took it upon himself to seek support for Maryam in the last seven years to ensure that she remains in school.

The Commissioners of Science, Technology and Innovation,Youth and Sports Development and that of Women Affairs offered to pay for Maryam’s examination fees and encouraged her to remain resolute in her educational pursuit.

They lauded her doggedness and humility to set goals for herself and not allowing her deformity to discourage her in any way.

In remark Mr Abdon Ali Balanga who led Maryam and her family to the government house appreciated Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya and his administration for giving attention to Maryam’s case which he said was denied by the previous administration.

Mr Abdon Balanga explains that he has been working tirelessly for the past seven years in support for Maryam.

He said the quest to assist Maryam has led him to several non governmental organizations, companies and relevant government agencies without success.

Mr Abdon appreciated the Governor for his show of empathy and support and appealed for employment, examination fees and scholarship to enable Maryam further her education after secondary school.

Joshua Danmalam information officer SSG’S Office.
11/4/22.

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Governor Inuwa restates better deal fo persons living with disabilities.

Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has again restated his administration commitment to the welbeing of persons living with disability in the state.

The Governor stated this through the Secretary to the state government Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi when he played host to Maryam Umar an SS 3 student of Jewel Academy Gombe who is without both arms but does virtually every human activity using her feet.

Professor Njodi reveals that his interaction with Maryam followed a correspondence with Governor Inuwa Yahaya who immediately directed that Maryam Umar and her family be invited so that challenges affecting her educational pursuit can determine address.

He commended the family of Maryam for supporting her determination to acquire knowledge despite her condition assuring them that the government will do everything possible to support her education through a comprehensive scholarship program that will see her through tertiary institution.

The SSG commended Mr Abdon Ali Balanga a retired Information officer who took it upon himself to seek support for Maryam in the last seven years to ensure that she remains in school.

The Commissioners of Science, Technology and Innovation,Youth and Sports Development and that of Women Affairs offered to pay for Maryam’s examination fees and encouraged her to remain resolute in her educational pursuit.

They lauded her doggedness and humility to set goals for herself and not allowing her deformity to discourage her in any way.

In remark Mr Abdon Ali Balanga who led Maryam and her family to the government house appreciated Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya and his administration for giving attention to Maryam’s case which he said was denied by the previous administration.

Mr Abdon Balanga explains that he has been working tirelessly for the past seven years in support for Maryam.

He said the quest to assist Maryam has led him to several non governmental organizations, companies and relevant government agencies without success.

Mr Abdon appreciated the Governor for his show of empathy and support and appealed for employment, examination fees and scholarship to enable Maryam further her education after secondary school.

Joshua Danmalam information officer SSG’S Office.
11/4/22.

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Governor Inuwa visits NALDA Office In Abuja, Assures of Sustained Partnership To Boost Wheat Production, Agric value Chain.

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says his administration remains committed towards strengthening the existing partnership between Gombe State and the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA in order to boost agricultural value chain in the State.

The Governor stated this while answering questions from journalists shortly after visiting the Director General of NALDA, Prince Paul Ikonne in his office in Abuja to discuss issues that are beneficial to Gombe State.

Governor Inuwa observed that the partnership between the Gombe State Government and NALDA in the area of wheat production will go a long way to encourage its cultivation in the State, especially now that the Russia-Ukraine war rages on.

“With what we did and with the raging war in Ukraine and Russia, where we import all our wheat and use in our daily lives; the efforts of NALDA towards making us sufficient in wheat production is very fundamental and the people of Gombe have already embraced and aligned. You saw the output, you saw that we cultivated 200 hectares this year and the result was so fabulous and we are going to continue with that and that is why I came to NALDA to see that we expand on that relationship for the betterment of our people and the country at large”.

On his administration’s ability to sustain the momentum of wheat production in the State, Governor Inuwa Yahaya said with the support of the ordinary people and the inherent economic benefits attached to wheat cultivation, the Gombe State Government under his leadership will continue to encourage its production through the provision of farm inputs and all necessary support.

The Governor maintained that his administration will equally enhance the agricultural value chain of wheat through its production, marketing and distribution.

Ismaila Uba Misilli
Director-General
( Press Affairs)
Government House
Gombe

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Ramadan: Gombe Begins Distribution Of Food Items To LGA’s, Groups, Others.

Gombe State Government has commenced the conveyance of food stuff to designated centres in the 11 Local Government Areas for onward distribution to individuals, groups and associations as directed by Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya.

The committee saddled with the responsibility of distributing the Ramadan relief package to the 114 political wards across the State was earlier at the Gombe Central Store to supervise the dispatch exercise.

Speaking at the event, the Chief of Staff Government House, Abubakar Inuwa Kari said the directive by Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for food items to be distributed was done in the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan.

“As you can see the vehicles are being loaded to the various Local Government Areas for onward distribution to the beneficiaries. Clubs and associations are equally here to pick their consignment; so I am here to ensure that the distribution goes as planned and those charged with the responsibility execute it to the later.

He said the gesture of distributing food items has been a trademark of the present administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya covering both faiths, especially during religious rites.

Recall that Governor Inuwa had earlier approved a template to be implemented by Local Government Councils’ Chairmen in their respective areas with Hon. Members of the State House of Assembly, Commissioners and Party Chairmen as members while SSA’s ( Community Relations) serve as Secretaries in order to ensure smooth distribution exercise.

Items being distributed include 25,000 bags of sugar, 15,000 bags of rice, 15,000 gallons of cooking oil as well as 15,0001 cartons each of Spaghetti pasta and Tomato paste respectively.

This humanitarian gesture by Governor Inuwa is aimed at providing succour, especially to the less privileged persons in the society in the holy month of Ramadan.

Ismaila Uba Misilli
Director-General
( Press Affairs)
Government House
Gombe

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Governor Inuwa Yahaya Grants Approval For Recruitment of 1000 Fresh Teachers.

…Okays Transfer of 288 Teachers From SUBEB To Secondary Schools, Technical Colleges

Gombe state Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya (Dan Majen Gombe), has granted approval for the recruitment of 1000 fresh teachers by Gombe State Teachers’ Service Commission, TSC as part of efforts towards consolidating on the objectives of his declaration of a ‘state of emergency’ on education.

This development was made known by the Chairman of the Teachers’ Service Commission, Mrs Na’omi Philip Maiguwa.

She said the Governor’s approval was as a result of his genuine concern over shortage of teachers in public secondary schools across the state.

“I’m very delighted to inform you that His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya (Dan Majen Gombe), moved by the huge shortage of teachers in government schools, has on Wednesday 6th April, 2022 graciously approved the recruitment of 1000 fresh teachers”, she said.

“His Excellency equally approved the transfer of 288 staff of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) who had applied for transfer of service from the board for placement into the State Ministry of Education’s secondary schools and technical colleges,” she added.

“This development is one of the steps the Governor has taken to turn around the fortunes of education in the state. He had earlier in January this year, consented to kick starting the teachers’ recruitment process at the TSC. This approval is a continuation of the process to place qualified teachers in the state’s post basic education schools”.

The TSC chairman noted, that this is the first time since the creation of Gombe state that government is recruiting and deploying as many as 1288 teachers, as the last exercise which was carried out in August 2018 involved only 700 teachers, less than 60 percent of the number involved in the current exercise.

Ismaila Uba Misilli
Director-General
( Press Affairs)
Government House
Gombe

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Gombe State Inaugurate Council for the Ease of Doing Business.

Urges Council to regulate condusive environment for business operations, protection of property rights.

Determine to ensure that Gombe State retains its strategic position as the number one destination in the Ease of Doing Business in the Country the Inuwa Yahaya’s led administration has inaugurated a multi-sectoral Council to help maintain and drive the process.

Inaugurating the Ease of Doing Business Council at the Government House, the chairman of the Council and State Deputy Governor of Gombe State Dr. Manasseh Daniel Jatau stressed that the State Government deemed it necessary inaugurate the Council because of the dynamics inherent in Business world.

Represented by the Secretary to the Gombe State Government Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, Dr. Manasseh Daniel Jatau observed that Ease of Doing Business is all about simplicity, Timeliness and a more friendly regulations for businesses to easily get a foothold and expand beyond limits.

Dr. Jatau observed that been an important and necessary concept among the parameters of measuring development of nations, Ease of Doing Business has continued to receive global attention and measurement as it is on record that Nigeria moved from being the number 145th in 2019 to 131 in 2020 in the world Ease of Doing Business.

“I am sure that you are aware, proud and happy that in the year 2020 our dear Gombe State was rated the best and first in the Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria”.

He express the hope that with calibre of individuals in the Gombe State Ease of Doing Business Council, the State will continue to maintain its number position in the country as the number one choice for business start ups.

The 25 member Gombe State Council for the Ease of Doing Business is chiefly charge with the responsibility of supporting the development of a robust data of existing and newly register company to support policy design for Ease of Doing Business.

The Council is equally to make recommendations to remove obstacles for easy development and facilitation of business and to make provision for enabling laws and regulations that are consider necessary to enable Ease of doing business in the State.

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Kaltungo solidarity rally for Governor Inuwa Yahaya, Gombe SSG salute ALL for the show of love, support.

The convener of Kaltungo solidarity rally for Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi has express his gratitude to the thousands of APC supporters and admirers who turned out on Wednesday to identify with the incredible performance of the present administration in the State.

Professor Njodi who doubles as the Secretary to the Gombe State Government observed that the genuine show of love and support to the present administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya by the people of Kaltungo and beyond is an indication that APC is still rock solid in Gombe south Senatorial District.

“While I appreciate everyone for honouring the invitation, permit me to specially thank the members representing Kaltungo West and East, the chairman of Shongom Local Government Area as well as the Commissioners of Information and Culture and that of Women Affairs”.

Professor Njodi equally thank APC zonal and Local Government officials for their steadfastness as well as friends and colleagues who accompanied him to the event.

The SSG reiterated the present administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya commitment towards doing only those things that make the people of Gombe State particularly the ordinary man happy and fulfill.

Joshua Danmalam information officer SSG’S Office.
8/4/22

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Kaltungo Agog as SSG organises solidarity rally for Governor Inuwa Yahaya.

The Kaltungo Township Stadium was fill to the brim when thousands of APC supporters and well wishers besieged the sporting facility to show solidarity to Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for his incredible and exceptional leadership qualities in piloting the affairs of the State in the last 3 years.

Tagged “Inuwa Alheri”, the solidarity rally is fashion towards showcasing the giant strides of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya in the area of health, education, Agriculture, human capital development and economic emancipation.

Convener of the rally and Secretary to the Gombe State Government Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi explains that the political convergence becomes necessary not only to show solidarity to the Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s administrative acumen but to garner support and loyalty to his administration.

Professor Njodi described the numerical strength of the APC in Gombe South Senatorial district as overwhelming and therefore called on the party’s supporters in Kaltungo Local Government Area and the entire Gombe South not to give heed to clandestine political merchants who are always bent on satisfying their personal greed.

“As for the present administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya i think his performance in the last three years is there for everyone to see. Of a truth there is no gain saying the fact that the Governor has not substantially fulfilled all his campaign promises”.

He observed that the numerical appearance at solidarity rally has demystify the erroneous notion been harbour in some quarters that Governor Muhammadu Inuwa has no reasonable political fan base in Gombe South Senatorial district.

“I think today’s solidarity rally should be able to put to rest the imaginary feeling some few individuals have that Governor Inuwa Yahaya is losing ground in Gombe south, with this gathering for Kaltungo alone i think the mic has just been tested”.

Professor Njodi use the occasion to thank APC stakeholders and supporters in Kaltungo for staying true to the party assuring them that Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya remains committed to fulfilling all his campaign promises.

The majority leader in the Gombe State House of Assembly Hon. Yerima Ladan Gaule thanked Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi for organising the rally to project the political ideology and achievements of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya in the last three years in office.

Hon. Gaule who spoke on behalf of some Federal and State lawmakers representing the interest of Kaltungo in the National and State Assembly pledge their support and loyalty to the administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya as he plans to return for a second term in office in 2023.

The State Commissioner of Information Hon. Julius Ishaya Lapes praised the political sagacity of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya towards the construction of the dreaded Tula Yiri road and Renovation and Expansion of the Kaltungo General hospital.

He assured the Governor that, the people of Kaltungo Local Government Area will continue to stand shoulder to shoulder with his administration quest to leave Gombe better than he met it.

Also lending her voice to the solidarity rally the Commissioner of Women affairs Naomi J.J Awak noted that Kaltungo Local Government Area and the entire Gombe south has never had it this good especially with the provision of live changing policies and programmes by the administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya.

Other who spoke at the event includes; representatives of women, youth, elders as well as market association of Kaltungo Local Government Area assured of their total support to the Governor and Commended the SSG for organizing the solidarity Rally.

The event also witnessed the receiving of some decampees from other political parties to the ruling APC.

Joshua Danmalam information officer SSG’S Office.
6/4/22

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Governor Inuwa Appoints Rector, Other Principal Officers For Gombe State Polytechnic, Bajoga.

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the appointment of Dr Abbas Umar Farouk as Rector of the Gombe State Polytechnic, Bajoga.

The Commissioner, Ministry for Higher Education, Mr Meshack Audu Lauco, who conveyed the Governor’s approval, also announced Ahmed Abubakar Alkali as the Registrar and Hassan Salama Dala as Polytechnic Librarian.

The one term of five- years appointments of the three principal officers are with immediate effect.

Ismaila Uba Misilli
Director-General
( Press Affairs)
Government House
Gombe

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Gombe On Course to Actualize Network 11-100 As Governor Inuwa Inspects Township Roads Network Project.

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has undertaken an inspection tour of the on-going township roads projects ( Phase 6).

He first inspected the 4.3KM Idi-Kagarawal- Unguwa Uku- Malam Inna road with laterite subbase and fill completed, several box culverts and outlet drains being constructed to ensure proper discharge of runoff and connect the densely populated communities that were hither-to inaccessible.

The Governor, who was conducted round by the Commissioner of Works and Transport, Engr. Abubakar Bappah and the Project Manager, Triacta Construction Company, Engr. Imran Amin, also inspected the 2.5KM Bolari- Miyetti- State Low Cost roads which is almost 95 percent completed.

The road construction in the area will improve on connectivity within Gombe metropolis, provide alternative routes to Gombe- Biu Road, Sabon Layi and State low cost which are main arteries of the city’s traffic.

It will further decongest the city and reduce traffic jams on the major routes, thereby improving the standard of living of the common man.

Both roads were awarded in November last year by the administration of Governor Inuwa Yahaya as part of its determination to actualize the ambitious Network Eleven-100 project which seeks to construct at least one hundred kilometres of roads in each of the eleven Local Government areas of the State.

In both sites visited, Governor Inuwa Yahaya was received by hundreds of jubilant crowd from the benefitting communities, who turned out en masse to thank him for the road projects and to express their solidarity and support to the APC-led administration.

Addressing the mammoth crowd during stop overs along the Idi- Unguwan- Uku-Kagarawal- Malam Inna road, Governor Inuwa Yahaya assured them that the project will be completed in record time to boost social and economic activities in the area.

He however appealed to the people not to encroach on leftover lands besides the road as government intends to use the space to plant trees, install solar streetlights and reticulate pipelines for adequate water supply among other services.

Speaking to newsmen shortly after the inspection visit, Governor Inuwa Yahaya expressed satisfaction with the level and quality of work being executed on both road projects.

The Governor expressed confidence that with the speed with which his administration is embarking on road construction, it is only a matter of time that the Network 11-100 project will be achieved in each of the eleven local government areas of the State.

He assured the people of the State that despite paucity of funds, his administration will continue to expand road networks and provide other social amenities across the State one step at a time.

“This one was awarded about 4 months ago and you can see for yourselves the level of accomplishment and the happiness in the faces of the people, which means the more you do for the people, the more they people and come to embrace the Government”. Our government is for the people and we shall continue to work for them to meet their yearnings and aspirations “.

Earlier, the Village Head of Kagarawal said his community will remain ever grateful to Governor Inuwa whose administration has made its impact felt, not only thriiugh the provision of this road, but other social amenities such as the 150 bed capacity hospital as well as the erosion control project among others.

The Governor was accompanied on the inspection visit by the Speaker of Gombe State House of Assembly, Hon. Abubakar Mohammed Luggerewo, member representing Gombe North, Hon. Ali Baba Manu, Secretary to the Gombe State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, Chief of Staff, Abubakar Inuwa Kari, Commissioners and other top Government functionaries.

Ismaila Uba Misilli
Director-General
( Press Affairs)
Government House
Gombe

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