By Amina Abdullahi Girbo, Bauchi
The first lady of Bauchi state, Hajiya Aisha Bala Abdulkadir has this morning interacted with members of Alkaleri elders forum and leaders of PDP from the area.
The first lady while speaking at the session held at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Bauchi, she appreciated the visitors for their outstanding support and cooperation to the administration of Governor Bala Mohammed.
Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammed told the gathering that the governor is working round the clock to provide people of the state with the needed good governance through provision of basic social services.
She said as a member of Alkaleri community, Governor Bala Mohammed will remain focused in the delivery of dividends of democracy in order to deliver on his campaign promises and to protect the image of his community.
Her words:-“It is a great pleasure for me to welcome people from our community to Government House Bauchi, as you all know, I and my husband (the Governor) we are all from Alkaleri community and by that we will not take your support and cooperation for granted.
“We are happy with your support to Governor Bala Mohammed since coming into office and I want to assure you that the Governor is equal to the task considering the number of achievements recorded so far.”
She said as first lady and founder of her per project, Almuhibbah foundation, pledged to continue supporting the administration in many ways of developmental projects to improve the living standards of citizens particularly women and children.
Hajiya Aisha pleaded with the visitors as elders and party leaders at the grassroots to join hands in the fight against social vices in the society for the betterment of younger generation.
The Chief of Staff, Government House Bauchi, Dr Ladan Salihu who represented Governor Bala Mohammed at the occasion, appreciated the forum for it’s continued support and prayers to the governor being their son for the success of his administration.
Dr Ladan also requested them to rally round the administration as Governor Bala Mohammed is committed and determined to deliver dividends of democracy not only to communities of Alkaleri Local Government, but in all the local councils of the state.
“On behalf of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi state, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed , I welcome you to Government House Bauchi for a solidarity visit to your son. I am happy to inform you that your son and our leader is making us proud and is performing very well as promised.” He added.
The Chief of Staff applauded the first lady for her commitment towards tackling and reducing the flight of less privileged citizens in the state as well as fight against gender based violence in the society.
Earlier, the Chairman of Alkaleri Elders Forum , Alh Abdullahi Ibrahim Dan dada said the visit is to reaffirm their support and loyalty to the administration of Governor Bala Mohammed and pledged to rally round the administration for its success.
He said members of the forum and indeed the entire Alkaleri community are happy to associated themselves with the remarkable achievements of the governor in less than two years of his administration.