Governor Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State have Friday 14th June 2019 receives update from development partners on their activities in the state.
The Development Partners are; Community and Social Development Project (CSDP), YESO, State Education Investment Project (SERIP), NEWMAP, Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), Nigeria State Health Investment Project (NSHIP) and Accelerated Nutrition Result in Nigeria (ANRIN). Others include FADAMA Project and Saving One Million Children (SOML).
In a remark shortly after the presentation, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya assured Development Partners and Donor Agencies Operating in the state of his administration readiness and determination to ensure prompt payment of counterpart funds in order to facilitate their efficiency, smooth and mutually beneficial operation.
He said the dine condition of the people of Gombe State calls for collection and concerted effort to strengthen and develop more of all the people through strategic partnership with relevant stakeholders.
Alhaji Inuwa Yahaya however, lamented the non challant posture of the immediate past government on such viable project of direct bearing to the common man and non-involvement of Government in the activities of the development partners, the development that he said led to loss of a lot of opportunities for the state and the people.
Speaking further, the governor vowed to ensure that the people of the state benefit maximally from the World Bank Projects and other interventionist programmes by development partners, indicating his resolve to pursue result at all cost.
Speaking earlier, the coordinators led by the General Manager, Community and Social Development Project, Abubakar Ardo Kumo appeals to the governor on timely payments of counterpart funds from the state government.
In another development, Governor Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya has assured that his administration will partner any individual or group that would bring development for his people.
The governor made the statement on Sunday while receiving a business mogul Alhaji mohammed Indimi an International business man who was in the state for a congratulatory visit. Governor Inuwa Yahaya who commended Idimi for the visit, described it as timely.
Speaking earlier, the International business mogul Mohammed Idimi, said he would use his personality to attract foreign investment to the state.
Idimi, who was led by the Emir of Gombe Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III to the Government House, has urged the governor to recognized traditional rulers in his administration as they play a vital role to the development of the society.