Gombe South APC stakeholders decry internal wrangling, call for caution, declare support for Governor Inuwa Yahaya
By Akanji Alowolodu, Gombe
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gombe South Senatorial District of Gombe State have expressed deep concern over the recent antics of some elements within the party and in some quarters in the name of opposition to cause discord and rancour amongst members of the party.
Arising from a Town Hall Meeting held on Saturday at the Government Girls Arts Secondary School Kaltungo, the stakeholders appealed to all members of the party to ignore those it tagged “merchants of discord” and remain steadfast in their commitment and loyalty to the party and government. In a communique issued at the end of the meeting, they stated that, “We assure all loyal members of our great party that the Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya will continue to carry everyone along, as he has been doing for the past two years, as evidenced in the appointment of numerous sons and daughters of Gombe South into key positions in his administration.
“As Leaders of the Party, we have recognized the sincerity of Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, to unite all members of our party, we unanimously resolved to support him by working assiduously to promote unity, stability and peace among all members of our great party and the state at large”, the communique further contained.
The stakeholders stated also that, “All members of our great party are proud to be associated with the successes of the APC-led administration under the exemplary leadership of Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya in addressing the long-standing infrastructural deficits throughout the state, entrenching inclusive growth and development, and pursuing all-encompassing reforms in the public sector for improved service delivery”.
They also stated that, “We particularly note with great pride how His Excellency successfully and unprecedentedly put Gombe State on the global map by making our dear state the number one state in Ease of Doing Business among the 36 states and the FCT”.
The communique further contained that, “Accordingly, the APC and indeed its entire followership in Gombe South Senatorial District- men, women, young and old have on this day, the 18th of September, 2021 passed a Vote of Confidence on His Excellency, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, the Governor of Gombe State for his laudable achievements in the areas of peace and security, infrastructural, social, and economic development of Gombe South Senatorial District”.
According to the statement, “Specific mention must be made of the following achievements: Road Networks: Talasse-Dong-Reme-Degri; Mararraba Kwarge-Mwona (Balanga LGA); Bambam-Yiri (Kaltungo LGA); Sansani-Ayaba (Billiri LGA), remodeling of General Hospital, Kaltungo and the Snake-bite Hospital Kaltungo; construction of Farm Training Centres across all LGA’s in the South Senatorial District and remodeling of GSSS Kaltungo (Lakanje), to mention but a few.
“We strongly appreciate the giant and unprecedented developmental strides being witnessed in Gombe State under the able leadership of His Excellency, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya in all facets of human endeavour in these challenging times and also commend his avowed commitment to the sustenance of peace and security in our dear state”, they concluded.
“Finally, while congratulating His Excellency and all members of our great party over the successful rancour-free Ward and Local Government Party congresses, we appeal to all our members to continue to demonstrate high level of solidarity and unity during the upcoming State congresses and national convention”, the stakeholders added.