- Adamawa governor-elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, said he will fulfill his campaign promises
- Fintiri vowed to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000 when approved by President Buhari
- The governor-elect also said he will give civil service priority attention and make it more effective
Adamawa governor-elect, Alhaji Ahmadu Fintiri, on Friday, March 29, promised to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000 when approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Fintiri who emerged winner on the platform of Peoples Democratic Party made the promise while speaking with newsmen in Yola.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that he defeated incumbent Governor Muhammadu Bindow of APC and 28 other candidates in the just-concluded supplementary governorship election.
He said: “I will give civil service priority attention and make it more effective. As a matter of matter of priority, I will be first to implement it, so that we don’t experience any workers strike.”
He also assured students that his administration would be committed to resuscitating scholarship scheme, youth empowerment and other programmes to move the state forward.
Fintiri said: “We are also going to pay WAEC and NECO fees for students to reduce burden on parents.
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“The people have given us their mandate and God has actualised it today. We will ensure that we deliver on our campaign promises and manifesto to them. We urged them to remain calm, law-abiding as they celebrate and wait for our swearing-in ceremony.”
He thanked the people of the state for electing him and promised not to disappoint them.
Recall that Legit.ng reported that the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, reacted to the victory of the party at the governorship election in Adamawa, where he hails from.
Atiku, who commended the people of the state for voting for the PDP governorship candidate, Ahmadu Fintiri, said he looked forward to working with the latter.
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