The Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has begun to tour round all the 11 Local Government Areas of the state to register his appreciation.
Yahaya who was re-elected for a second term in the just-concluded governorship election visited Kwami, Funakaye, Nafada, and Dukku LGAs to appreciate the people for the victory recorded.
The governor was received at Kwami LGA by a mammoth crowd cheering in jubilation.
Women, youths and other support groups were there to express their joy over the governor's victory at the polls.
While addressing the crowd, Yahaya appreciated them for having their faith in the All Progressives Congress (APC) which brought the election victory to the party.
This was contained in a statement by Ismaila Uba Misilli, spokesperson to the governor, on Tuesday.
According to Misilli, Yahaya observed that inspite of the setback experienced during the Presidential and National Assembly elections, the APC in the state was able to retrace its steps and forge a common front which led to the overwhelming victory of the party in the Governorship and State House of Assembly elections.
He assured the people of Kwami that his administration will remain resolute towards consolidating on major breakthroughs so far achieved by his government in the first half of his social contract with the people of the state.
In Funakaye LGA, Yahaya reiterated his administration's commitment to expand the frontiers of socio-economic and infrastructural development for the benefit of the people.
He commended the people of Funakaye APC which led to its resounding victory in the just concluded elections.
While calling for unity and understanding among the people of Funakaye, he appealed to them to intensify prayers for the success of the APC administration at both national and state levels especially as the month of Ramadan draws near.
Also, the Governor told the overjoyed crowd in Nafada LGA that the APC remains proud of their outstanding contribution to the party's victory.
In Kwami, the governor appreciated the people while assuring that his administration will not develop a cold feet towards the provision of incentives that promote sustainable economic development in the state.
"In their separate remarks, the Emirs of Dukku, Haruna Rashid; Nafada, Muhammadu Dadum Hamza; Funakaye, Yakubu Mohammed Kwairanga and the Senior District Head of Kwami, Aminu Haruna Abdullahi as well as elder stateman, Ambassador Yerima Abdullahi congratulated Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for emerging victorious and encouraged him to remain steadfast in his pro poor agenda of bringing development to the doorsteps of the people and putting the state on the path of sustainable growth."
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