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Governor Fintiri Bags BUSINESS DAY Best Governor In Education Development Award


Governor Fintiri Bags BUSINESS DAY Best Governor In Education Development Award.

Adamawa State Governor, The Rt.Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has described his nomination as Best Governor In Education Development by the BUSINESS DAY Newspaper as encouraging.

The BusinessDay’s 2020 Committee for States Competitiveness and Good Governance Awards had in a letter to the Governor stated that “We would like to inform Your Excellency that you have been nominated for the Most Improved State in Education Award 2020”.

The paper is quoted as saying that “The improved business environment in Adamawa state has attracted quite a number of agricultural investments into your State…Your administration succeeded in resolving the perennial farmer herder conflicts”.

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The freshair Governor who expressed joy at the recognition said it came to him as a surprise. “My humble contribution to the development of the Education sector was informed by the desire to pull out the State from its doldrums and place Adamawa amongst the top States”.

While commending BUSINESS DAY Newspaper for great evaluation of the impact of his administration’s policies and programmes particularly the pragmatic and tangible transformation and diversification across all segments since becoming Governor in 2019, noted that “I have no inkling that the BUSINESS DAY Newspaper could find me worthy for such award”.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri commended the agenda setting approach of the Newspaper through the “The States Competitiveness and Good Governance Awards” aimed at bringing about a healthy competition amongst the sub national governments in Nigeria with a view to encouraging state governments to explore their richly endowed human capital, natural and agricultural resources.

The Governor noted that his recognition and that of his team is motivating in spite of all the challenges posed by the Coronavirus Pandemic.

“I accept this nomination as it will propel me and the entire team to continue making a difference in Governance. We had to take hard decisions which is in the overall interest of our state and that of our children”.

The award is slated for February 25th 2021 in Abuja.

Humwashi Wonosikou Press Secretary to the Governor of Adamawa State

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