Fashola Thumbs Up Inuwa Over Scorecard


News Investigators/ The governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has received a commendation from the the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, urging him yo keep up the development works in the state.

The two leaders met behind closed doors. at the Ministry’s headquarters, Mabushi, Abuja, Monday.

The meeting came on the heels of an earlier one by the Governor in September last year during which he drew the attention of the Federal Government to the deteriorating condition of some federal roads in Gombe

The governor had similarly drew the minister’s attention to 5 other inter-state roads, especially the Bauchi- Gombe, Gombe- Dukku- Darazo, Gombe- Biu and Gombe Potiskum roads among others and sought for quick intervention.

Gombe is at the centre of the North East with all the other 5 states of the subregion linked to it.

Governor Inuwa had during the previous meeting told the minister that for any meaningful development to take place, infrastructure was the key, pointing specifically to the road infrastructure.

“Virtually every facility need road and this Ministry handles roads; so we need to synergise and work together. That is why we are working to see that what we have as a blueprint is really working in synergy with the federal government on short and long terms,” he had said

At a meeting with the minister Monday, Governor Inuwa gave an update to the Minister on the development in Gombe State, particularly as it relates to infrastructural and socio-economic strides of his administration.

The Governor also presented his 3rd Year Scorecard and Progress Report of his administration to the Minister.

Impressed by the superlative performance of the APC-led administration in Gombe, the Minister thumbed up the Governor and urged him to keep up the good work.


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