From Yakubu Mustapha Minna

Niger State House of Assembly has unanimously passed vote of confidence on the administration of governor Mohammed Umar Bago considering his performance and visionary leadership style.

This was held during a Special Session of the assembly in honor of Governor Mohammed Umar Bago at the assembly complex in Minna, Niger state capital, which is the first time such an act has been performed by any House of Assembly in the state.

The motion for the vote of confidence was moved by the member representing Tafa constituency, Mohammed Idris, and seconded by the member representing Bida 2, Haruna Mohammed Dokodza.

The plenary, chaired by the Deputy Speaker representing Gurara, Afiniki Eunice Dauda, said the specially session is to underscores, sportlites and commend the administration, described Governor Bago as a dogged and dedicated leader who has shown exemplary leadership style and hailed him for including women in governance amongst others.

The legislators further praised the Governor’s vision and foresight in leveraging Niger State’s abundant potential in Agriculture by focusing and attracting key investment opportunities that will drive the growth of the state.

The lawmakers also commended Bago’s intervention in providing lasting solutions to the state’s infrastructural needs, grants, wage awards, and other social interventions to cushion the effects of subsidy removal on the people.

Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago says the vote of confidence passed on him by the Niger State House of Assembly is a call to redouble his efforts in the provision of dividends of democracy to the citizens.

The Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Comrade Yakubu Garba said his administration will not take the confidence for granted while he used the medium to thank the Speaker and other members of the Legislature for their support in ensuring the success of his administration .

The Speaker, Niger State House of Assembly, AbdulMalik Sarkin Daji said Governor Mohammed Umar Bago has done remarkably well and assured him of the Assembly’s continued support in realizing his aspirations for Nigerlites explaining that, the State Assembly is convinced with his achievements so far.

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