2021 Int’l Day of Girl-Child: Gombe First Lady celebrates with girls

…Reminds families on good parenting Umar Kaltungo Gombe State First Lady, Dr. Asma’u Inuwa Yahaya, celebrates with our girls, as the world marks this year’s international day of the girl-child, calling on families to put more attention on good parenting to guarantee a dignified future for our children. The governor’s wife stated this in a message to commemorate this auspicious Day of the Girl-child, internationally, lamented the increased social vices and gender-based violence that engulfed the girls in today’s contemporary world. Dr. Yahaya however, encouraged women not to relent in…

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APC Governors Felicitate With Gov Yahaya At 60

Godwin Amunde Members of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) – the umbrella body of Nigerian Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) – have felicitated with their colleague and Governor of Gombe State Inuwa Yahaya as he marks his 60th birthday.  Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, in a congratulatory message said, along with the people of Gombe State and other well-meaning Nigerians, the Forum celebrates the special occasion.  “We wish to acknowledge and commend your leadership, vision and commitment to…

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World Teachers’ Day: “My Administration Will Continue To Prioritise Teachers’ Welfare, Capacity Development” – Gombe Governor

As teachers in Gombe State join their counterparts the world over to commemorate the 2021 Teachers Day, the State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, says his administration recognizes the pivotal role of teachers and the teaching profession in societal development and will therefore ensure their proper training, welfare and provision of requisite infrastructure to encourage performance and productivity. In a goodwill message to mark this year’s World Teachers Day, Governor Inuwa acknowledged their immeasurable contributions and sacrifices to societal development through imparting knowledge and shaping the future of the pupils and…

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GOMBE @ 25: Racing To The Promised Land

By Ismaila Uba Misilli The critical point to note as Gombe State marks its 25th anniversary is that the ideals behind its creation have been largely defined and shaped by the power of leadership and vision over time, making it imperative to contend with the relevance of these development factors now and in the future. It is important to go down memory lane to recollect the patriotic endeavours of the founding fathers, who, against all odds, ensured Gombe was created out of the old Bauchi State for the essential concern…

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“Be pro-active to stem Afghanistan repercussions in Nigeria”, Gombe Gov. tasks Security Chiefs

Umar Kaltungo  The Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has tasked Nigerian security chiefs to as a matter of urgency and necessity take proactive measures to stem repercussions of the current situation in Afghanistan. Yahaya stated this while speaking as the Special Guest of Honour, at a Roundtable Discussion on “the Security Situation in Afghanistan: Implications for Nigeria and Africa”, organised by the Alumni Association of the National Defence College in Abuja, on Friday. While making this call, he also advocated for a very strong synergy among tiers of government,…

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“Take Pro-active Measures To Stem Repercussions of Situation in Afghanistan”, Gombe Governor Tells Security Chiefs, Experts

…Advocates Strong Synergy Among Tiers of Government, Security Agencies …As Defence College Lauds Governor Inuwa Over Prevailing Peace in Gombe Umar Kaltungo Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya says the unfolding events in Afghanistan and other countries demand that authorities in Nigeria take proactive measures to stem any grave repercussions. The Governor stated this while speaking as the Special Guest of Honour, at a Roundtable Discussion on the Security Situation in Afghanistan: Implications for Nigeria and Africa, organized by Alumni Association of the National Defence College in the Nation’s capital.…

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Gombe Governor pays condolence visit to Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi over wife’s death

Earlier today, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya paid a condolence visit to renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi over the demise of his wife, Sayyadah Zainab. Accompanied by Commissioner of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Hon. Mohammed Magaji Gettado and that of Energy Resources, Alhaji Shehu Ibrahim Madugu, PPS Usman Kamara, Alhaji Buba Sheriff as well as other aides, the Governor described the deceased as great house wife, mother and family pillar, who lived a life of devotion to Allah and left a legacy of honour worthy of emulation. The Governor,…

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Kolmani Oilfield: Gombe Signs MoU with Rift Petroleum Company to Drive Maximum Benefits From Hydrocarbon, Other Energy Sources in the State

Umar Kaltungo Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, says more than ever before, the need to extract the discovered oil and gas in the Kolmani oilfield has become more imperative, especially with the signing of the Petroleum Industry Act and the clamour by some states to collect and retain the Value Added Tax, (VAT). Governor Yahaya, who stated this during the signing of a Memorandum Of Understanding, (MoU) between the State Government and Rift Oil and Petroleum Company on exploring maximum benefits from commercial discovery of hydrocarbon in Kolmani site and…

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Gombe: Governor Inuwa visits Minister of Power, Makes case for full utilisation of completed Dadinkowa Hydro-power plant

From Umar Kaltungo Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, earlier in the day, visited the Minister of Power, Engr Abubakar Aliyu, in Abuja, to push for the full and effective utilisation of the completed Dadinkowa multi-purpose dam for the benefit of the people. Addressing newsmen shortly after the meeting, Governor Inuwa Yahaya said “as you may be aware, the Dadinkowa multi-purpose dam has been completed and the hydro power section of it that is generating 40 megawatts of power has been lying idle for quite a while”. The Governor added…

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Gombe seeks partnership with NIPC on technical support, investment drive

From Umar Kaltungo The Gombe State Investment and Property Development Company, (GSIPDC), has sought partnership with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Council, (NIPC), in its drive to reposition and achieve the lofty goal set out for the company by the State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya. The chairman of the board of GSIPDC, Dr. Umar Kwairanga, (Sarkin Fulanin Gombe), who led his members on a courtesy visit to the Director-General of the NIPC in Abuja recently, said since the establishment of the company in 1999 to manage the State’s investment build-up and…

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