Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya stated yesterday that despite all of Nigeria’s difficulties, there is much to be thankful for.

NewsReport that Yahaya in a message to mark the 62nd Independence of Nigeria and the 26th anniversary of the creation of Gombe State said the fact that the nation is still together as an entity and hopeful for lofty heights of greatness is worthy of celebration.

He urged the citizenry not to despair, but to keep hope alive in the quest to build a prosperous state and nation “as envisioned by our founding fathers”.

He said though Nigeria is passing through a tough time occasioned by insecurity, and the socio-economic effect of the war in Ukraine among others, the challenges confronting the nation are not insurmountable, urging the people of Gombe State and Nigerians in general, to rekindle their hopes and renew their commitment and love for the country.

While calling on the people to see the greatness and prospects of Gombe State and the country as a motivating factor, the Governor urged that “as the country celebrates its 62nd independence anniversary, all hands must be on deck to foster unity, peace, security, and understanding regardless of our differences”.

Underscoring the importance attached to the twin celebration, Governor Inuwa said “for us in Gombe State, it is a double celebration: we are marking the 62nd independence as a nation and the 26th year anniversary of the creation of our dear state”.

He reassured that under his leadership, Gombe state will continue to wax stronger in all facets of human endeavors, vowing to keep initiating people-oriented policies and programs that will better the lots of the people and the state




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