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Governor Bala urges North-East Governors to take advantage of Oil and Gas Academy in Bauchi

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Bauchi Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed addresses his colleagues at the North-East Governors Forum in Bauchi

By  Usman Shehu, Bauchi

The Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed has advised his colleagues from the North-East to take advantage of the Oil and Gas Academy he established in the state to scale-up human capital in strategic skills across their respective states.

He gave the advice while presenting his speech at the official opening ceremony of the North-East Governors Forum meeting at the Government House Bauchi.

He said his administration is carrying out the construction of International Conference Center (ICC) which will open Bauchi and other states of the Northeast.

“In Bauchi State, we decided to establish the Bauchi Oil and Gas Academy; so that states of the Northeast should be able to take advantage of the school to substantially scale up their human capital, in strategic skills”, he said.

“The same goes for the International Conference Centre (ICC) component of our remodelled Government House. These facilities will always be open to our sister states and others”, Governor Mohammed added.

While commending the Chairman of the Forum, Professor Babagana Zulum of Borno State for steering the forum well, Mohammed expressed optimism that the member states would always leverage beneficial policies and facilities of members. 

Governor Mohammed further opined that the most potent weapons against insecurity are education and gainful employment.

Members of the Forum, Bala Mohammed of Bauchi, the Chairman of the Forum, Prof. Babagana Zulum of Borno, Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe, Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state and Agbu Kefas of Taraba state are currently attending the meeting in Bauchi.

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