The political atmosphere in Adamawa State, with the attendant bickering over Sen Mohammed Umar Jibrilla’s second term has become clearer, giving way to a smooth sail on the political journey to 2019 governorship election.
Laying credence to this was the visit by a delegation of some politicians from across the wards of the state, to government house in Yola, led by one time Presidential Adviser, Barr. Ali Ahmed Gulak.
A statement signed by Special Adviser on Media and publicity to the governor Mr. Macauley Hunohashi said Ali Ahmed Gulak, who was also one time Speaker at the State House of Assembly, explained that Sen Mohammed UmarJibrilla has provided the needed peace and development to the people of the state.
He noted that the purpose of the visit was driven by the aspirations of the governor to record infrastructural development and urged the Governor to, “continue to recover lost grounds of development in the state”.
He stressed that his delegation consist of patriotic political king makers as well as youth mobilisers who believe in the development strides of the present administration in the state.
In his short remark Sen Mohammed Umar Jibrilla described the delegation as, “political heavy weights” and appreciated their support to his administration in the task of providing development.
He emphasised that, “my focus and vision for development cannot be derailed by political opponents”, adding that his administration is an, “all inclusive government that is geared towards stabilizing the state and improving the lot of the people”.
He said his administration has improved internally generated revenue from one hundred and fifty million naira to eight hundred million
in the last two years.
Chief of Staff to the governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abba Jimeta, said collaborating with the delegation has eased political tension and permutation for the Jibrilla-led administration.
He said he has met with the members of the delegation with the purpose of cementing political ties ahead of twenty nineteen general election in the state.
The delegation later held a closed door meeting with the governor and some members of his cabinet.