- Says Umahi Has The Capacity To Deliver Road Infrastructure Challenges In Nigeria
The Honourable Minister of Works, His Excellency, Sen. Engr. Nweze David Umahi, CON today, 17th November, 2023 had a meeting in his office with the Governor of Gombe State, His Excellency, Muhammadu Yahaya Inuwa.
A statement issued by Hon. Barr. Orji Uchenna Orji, Chief Press Secretary to the Hon. Minister of Works, noted that though the details of his mission for visiting the Hon. Minister were not disclosed to the press, it was not unconnected with the desire of the State Governor to seek the Federal Government’s intervention on the various road infrastructure challenges in Gombe State and North East.
During his interview with the Press which was quite brief, the Governor of Gombe State, His Excellency, Muhammadu Yahaya Inuwa said he was satisfied with the outcome of his meeting with the Hon Minister of Works and expressed confidence that with the capacity and ingenuity of the Hon. Minister, the people of his State would in no distant time breathe a sigh of relief on the conditions of the Federal roads in their States.
“ The Honourable Minister is somebody that has the passion to see that Nigeria goes out of these challenges of infrastructure and economy, I came to discuss issues in my own state especially the North East , he has already given a positive answer to the issues Our meeting is in affirmative and positive and I hope that very soon we shall overcome the problem of infrastructure in this country . I believe he has the passion and capacity, and will be able to deliver on the needs of Nigeria. We are encouraging him and he is encouraging us to ensure that Nigeria is out of the problems and I have got a positive assurance from him.” Governor of Gombe State, His Excellency, Muhammadu Yahaya Inuwa said.
Earlier, the Hon. Minister of Works, Sen. Engr. Nweze David Umahi, shared his words of encouragement with the Governor and congratulated him for his passion to make a great difference in his State.
The Hon. Minister, also congratulated him on his successful re-election as Governor of Gombe State and for emerging as the Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum.
“I congratulate you for your successful re-election as Governor of Gombe State and your emergence as Chairman Northern Governors’ Forum. I know you will bring to bear your wealth of experience and knowledge in tackling the developmental challenges not only in your State but also in North East, ” Umahi added.
He assured that the Renewed Hope Agenda of the President of Nigeria, His Excellency, Sen. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR is on course and is bringing on board lasting solution to the accumulated developmental challenges in Nigeria.
“The new policies on road construction and rehabilitation are robust and enduring. The scope of intervention by Mr President is holistic, and palliatives are underway to cater for the critical parts of our road infrastructure that need emergency attention,” the minister said.