GOMBE State People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) gubernatorial candidate, Senator Usman Bayero Nafada has said that he will build on Dankwambo’s legacies if elected in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Senator Nafada disclosed this at a meeting with members of the Gombe Concerned Citizens Forum on Sunday.
In a statement issued to the Nigerian Tribune and signed by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dankwambo on New Media, Abu-Ubaida Ibrahim Kuna quoted the gubernatorial candidate as saying, “everyone in Gombe state must attest to the facts that the administration of Governor Dankwambo has done remarkably more than words can express’’.
“Dankwambo had laid the foundation of good governance in Gombe State, every one of us has seen that Gombe state has changed from the lower level to the exemplary state in the country, all as a result of good and incomparable leadership of Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo”, he added.
Nafada further stated that the urbanity and modernity of the city of Gombe has given courage to the entire citizens that Gombe people need no change in leadership system or governance, but require continuation of the PDP government and sustainability of the infrastructural development put in place by the present administration.
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He added that Governor Dankwambo’s achievements in less than 8 years were unquantifiable.
He pointed out that the administration made education its first, second and third priority by giving it priority attention and “we cannot put a stop, our administration will equally give greater priority to the sector by continuing from where Dr. Dankwambo stopped.
He mentioned that, the signature and other projects done by the present administration, such as the Gombe International Conference Centre which is the first of its kind in the entire North, the Petroleum Tankers Parking Bay, the Mega Motor Park, the Women and Children Hospital, Idi, Snake Bite Hospital and Research Centre Kaltungo, the Gombe State University of Science and Technology, Kumo, the College of Education Billiri, the Gombe State Polytechnic, Bajoga, the College for Legal and Islamic Studies, Nafada, the central model primary schools, Science and Technical Schools constructed across the eleven local governments of the state would be sustained and well managed by his administration if given the mandate by the good people of Gombe State.