Governor-elect,Bago  Promises New Beginning For Niger State 

– Vows to tackle insecurty, youth restiveness ,others

Niger State  Governor-elect ,Hon. Mohammed Umar Bago has promised a new beginning for the State as he received Certificate of Return from the Independent  National Electoral Commission (INEC) alongside his deputy and members of the State House of Assembly-elect .


Hon Bago spoke about the determination of the incoming administration to find last solution to the myriad of challenges  confronting the state, particularly ,in the areas of insecurty and youth restiveness .
The Governor-elect also promised to pursue his hus 5-point agenda religiously  with a view to  revamping the state’s  infrastructure, expanding the revenue base through enhancing the economic frontiers, and upholding accountability towards repositioning the State.
“Let it be known, dear Nigerlites, that we recognize the enormity of the tasks ahead. From security compromises to youth restiveness, we are acutely aware of the crisis and setbacks that undermine our progress.“I promise you this; we will establish the root causes and drivers of these issues and take decisive actions to nip them in the bud. We will not rest until Niger state becomes a development model. Our hands are on the plough, our eyes are trained on new goals and our hearts committed to do well for Nigerlites.”

The Governor-elect further pledged to run an all inclusive and open government where no one would be given preferential treatment over another, adding that he would create a fair and equitable society that will benefit every citizen.

Presenting the certificates, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof Ahmed Yusha’u Garki explained that INEC has delivered on its promise to the people of Niger State, while describing the election as peaceful, transparent and good omen for the country.

The  REC  stated, “today marks the climax of the 2023 general election as all candidates from the governor-elect, deputy governor-elect to members-elect of Niger State House of Assembly are certified by INEC as the Winners in the various electoral positions contested in the just concluded election in the state.”He commended efforts and sacrifices of both the INEC and ad hoc staff as well as other relevant stakeholders for ensuring the hitch-free conduct of the polls in the state.

 “Let me commend the hard work, sacrifices and commitment of many people, especially the tireless commitment of our staff, both tenured and ad hoc, who endured all situations.

“We salute them and all our partners and collaborators, especially the security agencies, all civil society organisations, political parties, the media community and everyone who played a role in the success of the election.”

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