By Tom Garba, Yola – Governor Mohammadu Jibrilla of Adamawa state Tuesday join others the country to demand for the immediate release of Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olu Falae, who was abducted three days ago by unknown men.
The governor made the call when he received members of Grassroot Mobilisers for Buhari as well as Social Democratic Party (SDP) on a courtesy visit to his office at the government house in Yola, condemning Mr. Falae’s abduction.
Mr. Falae was the presidential candidate of Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the last general elections.
While responding to plea by the chairman of the party in the state, Mr Bebetu Ibrahim, Bindow described Falae as one of the strong fighters of democracy, an important figure in the country that cannot be cajole to this extends.
Jibrilla also enjoined the party men to help him built a new Adamawa state where everyone would be carried along.
He narrated that the state is the most backward and urged them to contribute their quota for the development of the state.
The governor called for prayers and urged them that transparency and accountability would be enhanced if everyone is involved in the process.
He pointed out that considering his background, diverting public funds will be checked while enhancing development at all levels will be government priority.
Also speaking Zonal Vice Chairman of North East, Alhaji Mohammed Abdullahi, commended Social Democratic Party for the visit and urged them for choosing to oppose constructively adding that opposition is a vital rudiment in enhancing Democratic values and development.
Bebetu commended President Buhari for fighting corruption as well as terrorism and Governor Jibrilla for enhancing development and urged his to replicate same to local government areas of the state.
The party chairman told the governor that the party will tour the path of constructive opposition for the development and we’ll being of the state.
In his remark in a separate visit, state coordinator of Grassroot Mobilisers for Buhari, Mallam Kachalla urged the governor to come to the aid of the group to enable it discharge the mandate on which it was established in January this year.
He said the governor, who is the grand patron of the group should facilitate the appointment of some of its members to enable them fund the group.