Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has emerged the best Governor in infrastructure development in Nigeria for the year 2022.
This announcement is contained in a letter to the Governor signed by the Permanent Secretary in the office of the Secretary to the Federal Government (SGF) which stated that Fintiri has emerged the best Governor because of his resilience in construction,engineering and transformation of Adamawa in the nearly four years of his Governance of the State.
Acknowledging the notice of the award, the Governor thanked the President for the award while dedicating it to Adamawa People, who, he said,have been patient all these years.
The Nigeria Excellence Awards In Public Service organised by The Best Strategic Media in conjunction with the office of the Secretary To The Government Of The Federation will be presented by His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari on the 21st of October at an occasion to be held at the State House Conference Centre Abuja.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri commended the process which rated his effectiveness in the provisions of Infrastructure and democratic dividends for tha Adamawa not minding political differences.
“The process gives me hope that a new Nigeria is possible despite our differences. I commend the Federal Government for ensuring decorum and transparency in its assessment without bias through monitoring quality of jobs being executed. I am happy that our little contribution to the growth and development of Adamawa State has been noticed.”
Governor Fintiri noted that his Government had striven to maintain fiscal discipline by keeping public expenditure within allocated funding,
He added that the approach has been very useful in helping his administration achieve rural-urban integration and urban renewal through massive development of infrastructure, which is one of the cardinal objectives of his 11-point agenda.
“To whom much is given, much is also expected,” he said.
While calling for support to the administration to enable it continue with the good work that the Federal Government has seen and recognised, the Governor reassured of his administration’s commitment to awarding and commissioning more projects until his last day in office.
“I assure you that no project will be abandoned and in keeping with our philosophy no community will be left behind and nothing will be left untouched. I therefore dedicate this award to the good people of Adamawa State that have given us the mandate to serve them.
“Your decision is not misplaced. Thank you and let’s do it again”, he added.