known to have been endowed with enormous potentials, making the state to have
special attributes and distinctive uniqueness in terms of arable land for
Agriculture, blessed with many Tribes and dialects, it has rich and loaded
historical heritage as is housing Sukur cultural heritage in Madagali Local
gift by this Wonder Land, is the sun shine ability of the sun to generate
electricity if properly harness.
record, the state produced great politicians right from the first republic, where
people like Late Mahmud Ribadu where in the fore front of Nigerian politics
with the likes of Sir Ahmadu Bello (Sardauna),Tafawa Balewa, the Zig of Africa
and he held the post of defence minister with remarkable achievements.
second,third and even forth republic the beautiful land of Adamawa kept on
producing giants men with great strides in the affairs of this country in
politics. The Likes of Mamuda Waziri, Bamanga Tukur, Prof Jibril Aminu and
Atiku Abubakar surfaces breaking the horn of power that some believe is only
the western Northerners that can be able to produce good leaders in the
still say that; the inter switching between Democracy and Military intervention
into the country’s system of governance, the state was not lagged behind in producing
agile and combatant Military officers in both the various forces we have.
Prominent among them are: Real Admiral Murtala Hamman Yaro Nyako, Air vice
Marshal Ibrahim Alfa, General Gibson Jalo, Gen. Hindu Hananiah, Air vice
Marshal Alex Subundu Badeh and Gen M N Kwabe.The list can still be counting
with a fact that Southern zone were having a good number of soldiers that
fought the civil war.
Field research revealed that in the entire North with the exception of Kogi and
Benue there’s no state that has high number of Academics like Adamawa state,
virtually all the university both home and abroad are having an Adamawa Man as
the field of Aeronautical engineering at one point the state had the best
flying pilots, the best cyclist to cycle up to five countries in two years and half.
Recent a man popularly known as Duduwalle trekked from Yola to Abuja for Buhari
inauguration swearing ceremony and he is also set to trek to UK and USA for the
produced these great Men of myriads achievements, a born Adamawa Man from
Madagali, Digi Wadzama Gadzama is making the state proud in the United kingdom
giants strides in Merton City, where his political prowess had made him a city councilor
at one of the renowned town in the United States.
London for few decades soon his intelligence had showcases him to the world and
soon the Queen discovered a Nigerian that can contribute to the development of
the United Kingdom.
citizen is playing an international politics haven greatly contributed to the
emergency of President Mohammadu Buhari who he described as a liberator of the
people of Nigeria.
London settler has received many prestigious Awards in UK and a Nation Award of
MON was given to him and later retrieved by Goodluck Jonathan because of his
strong allegiance to Mohammadu Buhari.
home to help in salvaging the big mess our past leaders have pushed Nigerians
to is his great desires.
Written by :
Tom Garba from Yola Adamawa state
Email: tomgarba5@gmail. Com