2022-07-09 | 46 Print PDF
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has urged Gombe Muslim ummah to imbibe the spirit of love and sacrifice, adding that they are answers to insecurity and socio-economic issues.
In a goodwill message made available to our correspondent by the Director-General of Press Affairs, Government House, Ismaila Misilli, the governor described the Eid-el-Kabir festivity as a period of sacrifice, sharing, and caring, admonishing the faithful to continue to imbibe the spirit of love, unity of purpose and obedience as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim (AS) and upheld by Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
He also urged them to remain steadfast in prayers for peace, prosperity, and development of the state and for an end to the current insecurity and other socio-economic challenges bedeviling the nation.
The statement partly read, “ This period reminds us of Allah’s unconditional love to mankind and the need for us to replicate the same spirit in our homes and communities as well as in our daily lives for the overall peace and unity of the state and nation.”
Yahaya used the occasion to express appreciation to traditional rulers, community, and religious leaders as well as the entire good people of Gombe State for their continued support and cooperation with his administration, assuring to continue to remain resolute in his determination to execute people-oriented policies, programs, and projects required for the socio-economic development of the state.
Commenting on the 2023 general election, the governor reminded the people of the state to take advantage of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission, to obtain their PVCs in order to be eligible to exercise their rights to elect credible leaders.
He urged the people to be security-conscious and report any act of breach of law and order capable of threatening the prevailing peace in the state, while affirming that, “On our part, the government will not abdicate from its primary responsibility of protecting the lives and property of the people and will continue to support the security agencies in their efforts towards ensuring peace and security of our dear state.”
The governor also assured to continue to build on the successes so far recorded towards changing the dynamics of socio-economic development of Gombe and putting it on a remarkable pedestal of growth, through the provision of critical infrastructure, human capital development, and industrialization drive, and agricultural transformation among others.
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