‘Giant Strides In Bauchi Under The Watch Of Gov MA Abubakar’ By Comrade Umar

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‘Giant Strides In Bauchi Under The Watch Of Gov MA Abubakar’ By Comrade Umar

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All glorifications and salutations to the Almighty God for giving us a capable and able leader in person of Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar Esq. He is on a mission to salvage the state.

Subsequently, we feel obliged to voluntarily tell our fellow colleagues, juniors and seniors of the achievements our God-sent Governor has made.

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DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR:
This was the first thing he did when he looked at the state of comatose and how lethargic the sector is. This action involves setting up a Special Task Force that is made up of experts that will make research, solicit for opinions and strategies that will instantly revive the sector. The education sector was in a pathetic state before the coming of the able leadership of Barr. Muhammad A. Abubakar esq , at inception of gov. M. A was confronted with poor students performance at final examination, dilapidated structures in schools, inadequate books, teaching aids and general decay in the sector the situation was similar in the state tertiary institutions, many of the courses being offered were uncredited because the schools lacked qualified teaching personnel but today all those problem had become history of the past, gov. M. A has introduce more accredited courses in Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic (ATAP) Bauchi, as well as HnD and degree program in the same institutions.  over 300 students have been sponsor to study different NCE courses further more many student had been sponsored to study agriculture in different parts. In his effort to move education forward Gov. M. A introducing a programme called, (M. A ABUBAKAR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM) were student are sponsored to study in different tertiary institutions across the country and also renovation and construction over six hundreds (600) primary schools, is going on in the state.

MAKING THE HIGHEST BUDGETARY ALLOCATION TO EDUCATION IN NIGERIA (20%):
By doing so, he even surpassed UNESCO’s recommendation of a 13% allocation to education sector thereby making him the first in the history of the state.

PROVISION OF LAND FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AIRFORCE BASES IN BAUCHI AND AZARE.
Not only did the Governor provide land for the project, he went further to partner with the Federal government by contributing some percentage in funding the project.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF THE FG BAILOUT FUNDS TO SETTLE OUTSTANDING SALARIES.
The governor was one of the few to have spent the bailout funds on outstanding salaries and arrears as stipulated. These was known from a publication by an ICPC committee set up to investigate how each governor spent the funds.

CONSTRUCTION OF NEW TOWNSHIP ROADS
The first phase of the project is the reconstruction & dualisation of a 4.5KM byepass road that started from the CBN Roundabout and ended at the Railway Roundabout with houses, shops and properties worth millions compensated.
The second phase is the construction of a 1.5KM link road in Fadamar Mada.

CONSTRUCTION OF THE OVER 100KM MISAU-BULKACHUWA ROAD
This road has two mega bridges. The joy on the faces of the people of these communities can not be expressed as the Governor flagged off this project. Their happiness is as a result of knowing that for the first time in some decades, they can move in and out of the community with ease even in the rainy season.

EMPLOYMENT OF 400 YOUTHS AS COSMOPOLITAN CLEANERS
This was done in the governor’s effort to wipe out employment and eradicate poverty in the state.

APPROVAL OF THE RELEASE OF N119, 593,450 TO SETTLE WAEC AND NABTEB REGISTRATION FEES:
In August 2015, his Excellency approved the release of this sum to pay for Bauchi state candidates.

APPROVAL OF THE PAYMENT OF SALARIES ARREARS OF 430 NEWLY RECRUITED TEACHERS:
The newly recruited teachers were paid their 7 months  salary arrears.

PROVISION OF FUNDS TO STATE-OWNED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS FOR THE COMMENCEMENT OF DEGREE PROGRAMS
This was made possible by the award of Bachelor of Technology (BTECH) in Technical and Vocational Education by ATAP in affiliation with ATBU Bauchi.

ACCREDITATION OF 35 ADDITIONAL COURSES IN ATAP, COE-A, CLIS:
This is to enhance recognition of certificates awarded by the institutions nationwide.

PAYMENT OF SCHOLARSHIPS TO TERTIARY INSTITUTION STUDENTS
The state government has paid the scholarship allowance of over 25,000 Bauchi state students studying in the state, country and abroad.

ORGANIZING THE FIRST-EVER ‘STUDENTS INTERACTIVE SESSION’:
The event which is the first of its kind in the history of Bauchi state was to enable all Bauchi state students interact face-to-face with the governor to create a strong bond of understanding between the government and the students. This provided the Governor with first-hand information about the needs of the students.

DRILLING OF OVER 100 BOREHOLES IN THE STATE THROUGH THE MDGs OFFICE.
These boreholes along with overhead tanks were provided to some rural areas without portable water supply.

COMPLETION AND REHABILITATION OF THE GOVERNOR’S LODGE AND VIP GUEST HOUSES.
The governor has approved the rehabilitation of the VIP guest houses and the building of a new governor’s lodge started by the last administration.

PROVISION OF 20 PATROL VEHICLE TO THE NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE.
The brand new vehicles were distributed accordingly to the divisions of the Force in the state.

REBRANDING OF THE BAUCHI MEAT FACTORY:
One of the issues the Governor discussed with Chinese investors while on his trip to China was how they can invest in the rebranded and restructured BMF.

PROVISION OF SUBSIDIZED FERTILIZER TO FARMERS.
The state government provided the farmers with a high quality fertiliser at a subsidized rate.

DISTRIBUTION OF NEW MINI CARRIERS TO FARMERS
The governor provided this as part of his effort to smoothen the movement of farm produce from the farmlands to the market.

BOOSTING THE TOURISM SECTOR
The governor has restructured and revamped the Yankari resort, Sumu park and Lere Burra reserves. This move has increased the tourism generated revenue by 20%.

CONSTRUCTION OF CLINICS AND PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTERS IN SOME LGAS.

SETTING UP OF NEW C.O.E IN DASS AND SCHOOL OF MIDWIFERY IN JAMA’ARE AND AZARE.

DONATION OF AN 18-SEATER BUS AND TOYOTA SIENNA TO NUBASS NATIONAL BODY & ABU CHAPTER :
This is to ease the transportation woes of the Union.

RELEASE OF THE RUWASSA AND MDGs FUNDS.

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN ZARANDA VILLAGE THROUGH THE SDGs.

HEALTH
As a result of positive policies of governor M.A administration, bauchi state has recorded positively in the health sector by delivering good quality health to inhabitants of the state, in an effort to address the numerous health problems in the state the, Gov. M. A administration had approve the construction,renovation and upgrading the important health institutions across the state, this include construction of new primary health care at each local government area of the state, children under the age of 5 and pregnant woman are the receiving free drugs in the state, construction of collage of nursing and midwifery bauchi can’t be over emphasize our hospitals has been equipt with technical health facility and well professionals doctors for proper medical check off.

SECURITY
Bauchi State government has recently donated patrol vehicles to Danga and vigilante group in his efforts to support them towards combating criminals and hundreds of motorcycles has been distributed to soldiers which will help them curbing the menace of kidnapping phenomenon in the state. The government of Muhammad Abubakar  Abdullahi promise to continue to work hard in order to ensure safety of life and properties of the citizens of bauchi state.

WATER SUPPLY

Acknowledging the heightened portable water scarcity facing the state Muhammad Abubakar  Abdullahi administration at commencements, planned strategies to deal with the problem, construction of over 4,000 boreholes and rehabilitation of 2,000 once across the state were given priority.

DRILLING OF OVER 100 BOREHOLES IN THE STATE THROUGH THE MDGs OFFICE.
These boreholes along with overhead tanks were provided to some rural areas without portable water supply.

FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
Since the inception the first step of Gov. Muhammad Abdullahi Abubakar is fighting against the corrupt past political actors who looted the state treasury, a work which lead to the recovery of many government properties, as a barrister by profession, he gives no room to corruption even within his cabinet he believes corrupt people must be exposed and made to face the consequences.

ROAD NETWORK (Transportation)
Governor M. A administration gave priority for easy transportation and safety of lives which made him approve the construction of over Eight hundred (800) kilometers across the state.
Also approved was the first phase of the project which is the reconstruction and dualisation of a 4.5KM bypass road which starts from the CBN Roundabout and extends to the Railway Roundabout with houses, shops and properties worth millions compensated.
The second phase is the construction of a 1.5KM link road in Fadamar Mada.

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HOUSING ENVIRONMENT
One of the major concern of Muhammad Abubakar  Abdullahi administration is to provide quality houses for the people of state, M. A Abubakar is indeed a man who is determined to move the state into a mega city, despite the ongoing economic recession which has weakened  the strength of the Nigerian economy. In his effort, M. A Abubakar  has completed the construction of Shehu  Wunti  Estate.

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Barr. Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar esq, a man who led a development revolution in an era of deterioration of almost all apart of the state to a more advanced city. What is left for the Bauchi  State  citizens is to stick to praying to Almighty  Allah to give more wealth and opportunities to our paragon leader to move the state forward.

Finally, these are only few achievements of the Governor as we might need a book to list them all.  While judging, one needs to put the fact that all  these giant strides were recorded despite the economic challenges facing the state and the country at large. This also highlights how a good manager, M.A Abubakar is!

Comrade Umar Lauya Hardawa
(Makama Karamin Makama Babba)

Happy Democracy Day

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