By Yunusa Abdullahi
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has appeal to the federal
government to rehabilitate all the dilapidated major Roads and
highways that links communities of neighboring countries with Nigeria.
The Governor made the appeal when he granted audience the
Controller General of Customs Retired Colonel Hamid Ibrahim Ali
paid him a courtesy visit at Government House Yola.
Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla said the Roads linking Republic of
Cameroon through Belel, Gas hiya and Jabbi- Lamba which is a
federal government Rroads the state government cannot afford to
construct such roads because of its financial resources.
He pointed out that already Nigeria and the Republic of Cameroon have
entered a bilateral agreement on trans border relations where
President Muhammadu Buhari indicated his intention to embark on
numerous Roads reconstruction hoping that Belel -Sorou road would be a
He also stated that Adamawa state Government and the command have a
great synergy and good ra our as well as other federal establishment
in the state.
Earlier in his speech, the Controller -General of Customs Retired
Colonel Hamid Ibrahim Ali said he was in Adamawa state in
continuation of familiarization tour of Customs formations in the state.
He described roads as the main catalyst that facilitates bilateral
trades among countries which will be look into so as to realize
successful trade ties,and thanked Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla for
the assistance and support being rendered to Nigerian Customs
services by the state government, assuring that the command will
always work hand in hand with the state government at all times.