By Mohammed Kaka Misau
The campaign coordinator of Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed in Zaki local government area of the state, Abubakar Sale has boasted that the opposition parties are going to be defeated at the polls by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2023 before 12.00pm.
Popularly known as Abubakar Cibiyayi, the coordinator noted that the dividends of democracy being distributed across the state by Bala’s administration will give him an edge over his opponents.
Abubakar Cibiyayi while applauding the Governor for executing numerous developmental projects not only in Zaki local government area but the state as a whole, pointed out that he can only remember few out of the numerous projects executed by the governor in Zaki LGA.
“The achievements of the Governor in Zaki, I can only mentioned few that I can recall but they cannot be easily mentioned all because they are many, I can tell you only those that can be remembered”, Abubakar said.
The Coordinator who was speaking to Baushe Daily Times in an exclusive interview yesterday, said the people of Zaki local government will ever remained grateful to the governor for what he has done in the area.
According to him, the Governor had in his first one hundred days in office, awarded contract for the construction of palace of District head of the area.
Abubakar Cibiyayi added that contract was also awarded for the renovation of boarding secondary school, GSS Katagum to the tune of N400 million which he said was completed and well fenced.
“One would think it was a newly constructed school, the school was equipped with admin block, hostels and classroom blocks”, he said.
The coordinator added that Governor Bala Mohammed also renovated the general hospital Katagum and emergency complex and staff quarters were built.
Abubakar Cibiyayi further stated that Hospital in Madiba was renovated and expanded by the present administration of Governor Bala Mohammed.
“There is another hospital in my own country home Cibiyayi, it has been renovated, it was done within short period of time. Also, there are so many schools that time will not permit me to mention them that were executed by Governor Bala Mohammed administration”, the coordinator said.
Abubakar Cibiyayi said apart from achievements recorded during Tatari Ali’s regime, no government has done what Bala has done within the last three and half years of his administration.
“No government apart from Tatari’s, has ever help Zaki local government in terms of projects and Programmes like Kauran Bauchi, Senator Bala Mohammed”, he said.
The coordinator who said that the governor has awarded contract worth millions of naira for the construction of Bakari to Kafin Larabawa which is ongoing.
“The projects of the Governor cannot be quantified in a short period of time, one can only remember few”, Cibiyayi said.
On Governor Bala’s selection of Hon. Mohammed Auwal Jatau as his running mate, the coordinator described Auwal as a competent politician who has what it takes to occupy the position.
“Hon. Auwal Jatau is a gentle, generous and a peace loving person. He has worked in different capacities and because of his achievements and humility, he is been favored by God”, he said.
“Auwal Jatau contested in 2003 and he won house of assembly seat and he was elected the speaker of the house, he was the most youngest speaker ever in the history of Bauchi state. He was re-elected in 2007 and was chosen as minority leader during Yuguda administration”, the coordinator recalled.
He further said Auwal Jatau was also elected member house of representatives in 2011 where he did 4 years before he contested for governorship in 2015.
“He was again elected member house of representatives in 2019 to date”, he noted.
While expressing gratitude to the governor’s running mate for contributing to the development of Zaki LG, the coordinator said that the people of Zaki have since benefitted from the Kaura Economic Empowerment Programme (KEEP) in which no fewer than N75 million worth empowerment packages were distributed to them.
“It is now that we are seeing democracy and its dividends in Zaki under Kaura’s government”, Cibiyayi said.
He called on the people of Zaki to ensure that they give massive support to the governor by electing him the second term come 2023.
“Zaki people are aware of what Governor Bala Mohammed has done to them and would remain grateful to him. They will not take the selection of one of their own as deputy Governor for a joke, they will vote for Governor Bala to come back and continue with his people-oriented projects and Programmes”, he assured