Gov. Bago: Committed to welfare of citizens
Niger State Governor Rt. Hon. Mohammed Umaru Bago, has reassured Nigerlites of his administration’s commitment to the welfare of citizens of the state.
The governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Bologi Ibrahim, to mark the 2023 Democracy Day, said the welfare of citizens is paramount to the development of a democratic system.
Looking at the years of successive administrations both at the national and state levels since the country returned to democracy, Gov. Bago maintained that time has come that things must be done differently to bring about the desired results.
“It is time for the leadership at all levels to depart from the usual rhetoric and seek pragmatic solutions to the challenges of governance in order not to destroy our hard-earned democracy”, he stated.
According to him, “Under my watch, “Niger will be great and lives of its citizens must be better”.
The Governor eulogized all patriotic Nigerians who made sacrifices to ensure the celebration of Democracy Day and urged Nigerians especially residents of the state to remain resolute to sustain the dreams of the founding fathers.
While congratulating the people on the celebration of Democracy Day, Governor Umaru Bago also commiserated with the people affected by the renewed banditry attacks in parts of the state.
He assured them of his resolve to have a secured state explaining that the impact of his interface with Service Chiefs will soon be felt by all and sundry.
The governor who prayed for the repose of those killed, also prayed for quick recovery of those injured and safe return of abductees.
He also called for their continued support to his administration’s policy thrusts and reminded them of their commitment to building a just, secure, prosperous and virile society.