The Gombe state Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has been rated best Governor in northern Nigeria. Governor Dankwambo was rated so based on “his outstanding achievements in road infrastructure and maintenance since his swearing in to office on the 29th of May, 2011.” In a statement signed by the Secretary, Gombe People’s Congress, Aliyu Mohammed on behalf of the Chairman, Aminu Abubakar, it said Governor Dankwambo’s giant strides in infrastructural development as well as road maintenance has drastically reduced the spate of accidents usually recorded on roads in the state due to their bad nature

“On behalf of the entire Leadership of the Gombe People’s Congress and the entire people of Gombe State, We commend the service and developmental strides of His Excellency, the executive Governor of Gombe State, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo for his outstanding achievements in road infrastructure and maintenance since his swearing in to office on the 29th of May, 2011.” “We commemorate His Excellency for his landmark records in road construction in every part of Gombe state. This has largely eased road transportation in the state, increased business transactions by businessmen across the state and greatly reduced the number of road accidents in the state.” “A summary of Governor’s milestone achievements in road infrastructure is listed. 1- Gombe township road 2 – Kumi township road 3 – Biliri township road” “Within the Gombe City metropolis alone, 87 roads too including 6 dual carriageways have been constructed. 4 – Over 300kms cumulative length of asphalted roads in the state. 5 – Over 400kms cumulative length of surfaced-dressed roads, 53kms cumulative length of walkways with an additional 280kms nearing completion.” “6 – 51Kms of roads have been provided with street lights to light up the city. 7 – Several bridges scattered across different towns and villages including the six span Kuri bridge to connect communities that were previously cut off.” “A total estimate distance of roads constructed by his Excellency, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo stands at over 3000kms and this is why we have declared his Excellency as the best Governor in northern Nigeria.” “The Gombe People’s Congress will continue to support the administration of His Excellency, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo who has been the best Governor of Gombe State since the creation of the state in 1996.” “As a people, Governor Dankwambo has made us very proud to be natives of  Gombe State, our Jewel in the Savannah.”