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Gombe legislature passes vote of confidence on Gov. Yahaya



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The Gombe State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed vote of confidence on Gov. Inuwa Yahaya.

Presenting the resolution of the legislature to the state governor in Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Luggerewo, the Speaker, said that the House chose to pass the vote of confidence on the governor following his developmental strides and quality of leadership.

According to him, the resolution also secured the support of members who were unavoidably absent but joined them virtually.

He noted that the governor’s performance has attracted their constituents, adding that “the governor’s remarkable achievement speaks across health, education and agriculture.

”Also the state has been enjoying relative peace as well as empowerment programme for both youths and women.

“We are 100 per cent satisfied with your quality of leadership; you are a prudent manager in terms of handling the state resources.

“We unanimously agreed to pass a vote of confidence on you; all members irrespective of political affiliations, we say 4+4,” said the speaker.

It was reported that the 24-member legislature comprised 20 members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and four Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members.

It was also reported that during the sitting only 18 members were spotted and out them only one is from the PDP.

Mr Yerima Gaule, member representing Kaltungo East, moved the confidence motion which was seconded by Malam Musa Buba, representing Balanga North State constituency.

Responding, Yahaya said he has been motivated to deliver more to the people of the state, adding that the peaceful co-existence will yield more positive results.

He thanked the lawmakers for the confidence reposed on him, assuring them that the promise he made 27 months ago remains fresh.

He said the essence of the government is to bring peace and development and his administration would continue to work hard to achieve more.

Hajara Leman

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