President Muhammadu Buhari , on Wednesday received Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, who paid him a thank-you visit at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, in the aftermath of the presidential inauguration of N23.5 billion World Bank Assisted Upgraded Bauchi Township Water Supply Scheme.
According to the statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser, Femi Adeshinsa, Gubi Water Treatment Plant project was commissioned in Bauchi, on May 19, 2022 by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who represented the President.
Addressing the delegation led by the Governor, President Buhari thanked him for assembling a high-powered delegation for the visit and promised to look into requests by the State government to complete ongoing Federal Government projects in need of urgent attention.
Buhari also commended Bauchi State for providing illustrious sons and daughters who are making invaluable contributions to his government and national development, singling out the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu for special mention.
‘‘He has been my close associate for a very long time and he is a son of Bauchi,” President Buhari told the delegation.
In his comment, the governor said the State has ‘‘benefited so much’’ under the present administration, highlighting significant projects in the education sector, youth development, Industrial Training Fund, agro-processing, infrastructure and housing scheme.
He also commended the President for the establishment of Federal College of Education, Jama’are, Air Force Institute of Technology Complex, Tafawa Balewa, Federal Government Science and Technical College Misau, Federal University of Health, Nutrition and Medical Sciences, Azare and support for primary education through the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC).