SEGUN BABATUNDE, Gombe
In the spirit of Christmas and New Year celebrations, Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya ( Dan Majen Gombe), has released the sum of N25 million to the Christian community in the state.
This is part of Governor Yahaya’s gesture to the Christians in the state to enable them to mark the yuletide with ease, considering the present economic hardship in the country.
Apart from the N25 million, Governor Inuwa also doled out 2,000 bags of rice, 500 gallons of vegetable oil, 500 cartons of spaghetti, 200 bags of sugar and 200 cartons of tomato paste to the Christian faithful.
Recall that already, Governor Yahaya had approved the payment of December salary to all the civil servants and political appointees as well as local government employees in Gombe State since Monday, December 20, 2021, to facilitate a more joyous Christmas celebration for Christian brothers and sisters.
According to a press release signed by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General (Press Affairs), Government House, Gombe, which was made available to our correspondent on Tuesday evening, “This gesture by the Governor is in line with his resolve to improve the welfare of the good people of Gombe State”.