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Gov. Buni; Keeping the record straight




Gov. Buni;  keeping the record straight.

By Haruna Yusuf Abuja

is an ideal concept which is very much important for  socio-evonomic development of a state, effective public service delivery, is an important instrument for boosting up the governance. Fortunately, Yobe state public institution has witnessed a huge turn around since the assumption of Buni in office, as the democratically elected Governor of Yobe state.

Citizens expectations are very much satisfied by the tremendous achievement in a very short time.

Buni’s strategies for mandate actualization anchored on programmes and policies committed to delivery on mass development, wealth and job creation.

His Excellency, Mai Mala Buni’s victory at the polls did not just happened as a surprise considering his vast political background and network that cut across, local state and federal government, he is known to be an astute manager of people and an all-inclusive leader who carries everyone along not minding status, tribe or political affiliation, he is also known to be a man of few words who a common man can relate easily.

The masses have agreed that, in less than three months into office, he has hit the ground running and showing bright prospect of turning around the dwindling fortunes of the state’s education sector, especially the basic/secondary sector that had so nose-dived in the recent past.

Gov. Buni’s deep insider knowledge of the level of dilapidatiion of the basic/secondary sector led him to declare state of emergency on the sector immediately he took the oath of office. His bold step in unveiling what his administration into to achieve in the next four years, reveals the personality of a leader who is irrevocably committed to leaving behind positive footprint on the sand of time, taking a cue from empirical evidence thrown up  by his bold beginning.

The led Government of Buni to address and redress existing and emerging challenges through aligning programmes, functions with the federal government, kingdom of Morocco on Agriculture and wealth creation, Bill & Melinda Gates/ Dangote foundations on effective healthcare delivery service. MOU with shippers’ council to build a trailer Transit Park and mechanic village in potiskum.

The housing scheme of building 3,600 house of different apartment across the state and the over 200,000 Jobs it will bring about.

No doubt that the reviewed vision as unveiled by the new Government of Buni has the prospect of transforming the fortunes of not only the people but also the institutions of the state.

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Applauding Governor Buni’s 365 days in Office. So far, So good



Applauding Governor Buni’s 365 days in office. So far, So good

By Haruna Yusuf

Despite Yobe’s prudent management of fund, Yobe state Gov. Hon. Mai Mala Buni, remained a silent achiever and has performed wonderfully in his one year in office, that’s what even his opposition can attest to.

Gov. Buni is indeed a silent achiever, because he has achieved the best for his people in the one year of his led administration, he has achieved the design in achievement and projects, we believe that solution have been provided by the government of Yobe to the good people of the state.

Despite the lean allocation, Gov. Buni has achieved a lot, especially in the areas of education, healthcare, security, portable drinking water, electricity, affordable housing scheme, infrastructural upgrade, job creation investment in skill Acquisition and entrepreneural development etc.

Whether it is an organization or government, that is making people’s lives better, the common trait of a silent achiever, according to Scott Graham, is that ” they achieve results silently (obviously) they deliver without fuss, they solve problems and deliver solutions, they are innovative and above all, they inspire people” that’s who Gov. Buni is.

Outstanding achievers like Buni are few and not common, every nation or society boasts only a handful. They have become even more harder to find these days, when common measure for “strong ” is how loud, and for “weak” is how quite.

Since the commencement of Gov. Buni as the 4th democratically elected Governor of Yobe state on 29may 2019, he has embarked on programmes that directly impact the populace, irrespective of tribe, religion, status or political affiliation. Especially when it became a new day for the youths of the state and their involvement in the state affairs and cabinet inclusion.

Most of the programmes have been deliberately designed to create maximum impact among the beneficiaries rather than being used as propaganda tool to hoodwink the people.

Governor Mai Mala Buni, is a thinker and a doer, one who sets out to achieve his set goals silently, peacefully, yet effectively.

Today, everyone can see Buni’s report card, he have scored extremely well, he have shown prudency especially in the use of resources of the state, Buni made Yobeans very proud.

His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni is very quite, very peaceful, not a noise maker, but he is delivering on the job he signed to do.
Even as a National secretary of the ruling all progressive Congress (Apc) he towered above his contemporaries leader and someone to be trusted with the state’s lean treasury to perform miracle, that lends credence to why we should appreciate the courage and sincerity of purpose of this personality in rising to the sacred state duty.

So far, So good, Gov. Buni has kept faith with his words of being a *servant leader”
Because, just within 365 days of his assumption of duty, he has demonstrated to the people and state at Large that, ” he who calls for equity must come with clean hands”

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Tsangaya Model School; A lesson to learn from Wammako



Tsangaya Model School; A lesson to learn from Wammako

By Mahmoud Mohammed

In 2007 Wammako’s led  adiministration then introduced tsangaya Model school popularly known as Almajiri school many people were against it, but today, only Sokoto state was able tto contain the Almajiri’s and get a soft landing.

Other States across the country today are busy trading words over the transfer Almajiri’s, while Sokoto has successfully find turn to the menace and brought them under one umbrella called “tsangaya school” which today is been controlled by SUBEB.

Hopefully, after Corona virus pendemic, most of the Northern states would definitely learn from Wammako’s past adiministration blue print instead allowing them to go about the street like, Kano, Kaduna and Jigawa, Borno  Wammako the immediate past Governor of Sokoto who initiated the school has today carter for many pupils in Sokoto which over the time create opportunity to several “Alabama’s” to earn teaching profession.

As at the time of filling this report, several tsangaya school teachers have earned as well aquired more steps in their education degree’s level.

I understood that during the period which Wammako introduced the school, most street beggars allegedly arres were send to the tsangaya and this has curtail street begging to the bearest minimum. Today, with the development of Covid -19 while many states of the federation are thinking of solution to Almajiri’s, Sokoto was able to come up with solution to this effect.

Meanwhile, when other state are waiting for FG palliative, already a solutions has been made and this was past legacy of Wammakko, the “Zakat and Endowment Fund”, has been on the ground sharing grains, money and animals among other. So, people of Sokoto should thank God for what Wammakko has done to the people since his administration to-date. Mahmoud Muhammad is a political commentators as well Analyst Base in Kaduna.

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Waziri Guza; The Man Behind Foundation For Literacy & Skill Acquisition Potiskum



Waziri Guza; The Man Behind Foundation For Literacy & Skill Acquisition Potiskum

By Haruna Yusuf

Alhaji Ali Muhammadu Guza, is a Businessman, politician and a great philanthropist of all times, he is known to be an astute manager of people and a selfless, cheerful helper with a heart of Gold.

He is a traditional title holder, kingmaker and the waziri of pataskum but known by many as Potiskum the biggest local government of Yobe state. Waziri Guza find solace in helping the less privilege, vulnerable and persons with disability regardless of races, tribe religion or political affiliation.

Whether it is an organization or an individual making people’s lives better, the common trait of quite achiever, according to Scott Graham, is that “they achieve result quitly (obviously) they deliver with fuss, they solve problems and deliver solutions, they are innovative and above all, they inspire us.

But despite the growing unpopularity of being a quite achiever, there are still few Nigerians who have persisted in this noble path, and one of such persons is the unassuming personality, Alhaji Ali Muhammadu Guza the waziri of potiskum emirate council of Yobe state.

Waziri Guza will never accede to being unduly recognized across the state for his philanthropic services and benevolence hands towards eradicating illiteracy in his immediate community but he also prefer working in silence and letting his achievement make the noise.

This article will not attempt to rob him of that distinguishing attribute nevertheless, i strongly believe it would be a disservice to humanity if the noble deeds of silent achiever are allowed to remain unsung

Waziri Guza create a foundation (charity organization) channelled on education and skill acquisition. It help enroll children of the less privilege, vulnerable and children with disability attain their dreams.and gives the unemployed youths hope.

The flagship of these programmes is channelled the access to Basic education and job creation through skill acquisition program.

Foundation for literacy and skill acquisition in collaboration with Association for literacy support, Abuja. It provides free education basic education to children in the community and around and it operates a central hub and accessible education to all and sundry.

The Foundation carries out regular awareness campaign on child education and job creation.

The aim is to bridge the learning gap between the privilege and less privilege and children with disability in the society.
Nevertheless, Lawan Ali Guza the son of Waziri Guza is not let out of the philanthropic service, because he is the engine room of the foundation, he also deserves acolade of selfless service to humanity.

Lastly, Waziri Guza is a seasoned politician and a die-hard and unrepentant follower of His Excellency, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, the executive Governor of Yobe state, he played a key role in Gov. Buni’s electioneering campaign and a man of no mean repute and also known as astute mobilizer and manager of people.

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