*Governor Inuwa Yahaya decorated as Patron, Special Marshal
By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has said that his administration will continue to work in partnership with the Federal Road Safety Corps to ensure that road users in state adhere to traffic rules and regulations.
According to a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity), Ismaila Uba Misilli, Governor Inuwa Yahaya stated this when he received in audience, the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi and Board Chairman, Malam Buhari Bello at the Government House.
The Governor who described services rendered by FRSC as humanitarian, said his administration will continue to promote values that will ensure safety on the road.
He commended the Federal Road Safety Corps for its support to the government and people of the state, especially as it concerns the safety of road users and other security related matters.
Governor Yahaya said his administration has since embarked on massive roads construction across the state to link up communities, make driving safer, easier and more pleasureable.
Speaking earlier, the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi commended the Inuwa Yahaya-led administration for embarking on the construction of roads across the state which he observed is critical to the safety of road users.
He intimated the Governor on the need for such roads to bear road signs, saying the corps is ready to partner with the state Government in the production and placement of such road signs.
He thanked the Gombe State Government for donating a piece of land upon which the newly built state command’s office Complex was constructed, saying the new office will enhance the performance of officers and men of the Corps in State.
While advocating for the creation of road safety clubs in primary and secondary schools in the state, Dr. Oyeyemi paid glowing tribute to the Governor on his Gombe Goes Green( 3G) initiative which seeks to conserve the environment and create jobs for the youths.
Highlight of the visit was the decoration of Governor Inuwa Yahaya as a patron of special marshal of the FRSC.