New Year: Gombe State Governor urges residents to embrace steadfastness, optimism

By Rebecca Mu’azu, Gombe

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Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has enjoined the people of the state to reflect and draw on the lessons learned in 2022 in all aspects of human endeavors and embrace the new year, 2023 with steadfastness, renewed faith and optimism.


In his New Year message to the people, Governor Yahaya expressed hope that the new year will be a bright and prosperous one for both the state and Nigeria.


He urged them to look to the future with optimism and continue to work for peace and unity as well as security and development of the state and the country.


While acknowledging the resilience and perseverance of the people of the state in the face of daunting socio-economic difficulties in the past years, Governor Yahaya urged the citizenry not to despair but keep hope alive and maintain the undying spirit.


“The year 2023 holds a great promise for all of us. It is an important year in which we are yet again going to the polls to elect our leaders at various levels.  So as we enter the New Year, I call on all of us to draw on the lessons learned in 2022 in all aspects of human endeavors and continue to work assiduously for the peace, progress, security and development of our dear state,” Governor Yahaya stated.


He gave them the assurance that because of the aggressive industrialisation drive of his administration, creating the enabling environment and building the necessary social and physical infrastructure for the people to achieve their aspirations, Gombe had been placed on an irreversible path of socio-economic prosperity and greatness.


Governor Inuwa thanked the people of the State for their unwavering prayers, support and solidarity for his administration in the past years, urging them to continue in the same manner for the consolidation of the gains recorded so far and the attainment of collective aspirations.