By Luka Daniel, Bauchi
Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi State has been commended for his various intervention programs across the education sector of the state.
A Civil Society Organization known as “Congress of Nigerian Eligible Voters” gave the commendation during a solidarity rally for the Governor in Bauchi at the state Government House.
The leader of the Congress, Comrade John Ngene Offia, said in a speech that educational programs introduced by the Governor, such as schools’ renovation, employment of more Teachers, the provision of free feeding for primary pupils, provision of motor bikes to Education Supervisors in the state, as well as, the construction of residential quarters for Teachers would motivate the teaching staff and revamp the sector.
“We are aware that the free education introduced by your administration is saving parents, N2 billion annually. Likewise, the removal of hidden fees and levies has helped parents to enroll more children into school”.
“It is in the light of the above mentioned achievements by His Excellency, the Governor that all these people here today, have come to make the following silent points that His Excellency has by the assessment of Nigerian Eligible Voters whom for their sake you are working day and night to ensure a secured future for them, have today declared that you have performed creditably well and consequently found you fit for a second tenure, as the Executive Governor of Bauchi State come 2019”. He declared.
Responding, the Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Nadada Umar, who received the group on behalf of the Governor expressed appreciation to them for the solidarity promising that the government would continue to implement programs that would touch the lives of citizens.