Governor Gaidam throws weight behind emergency rule

The Yobe state Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has welcomed the state of emergency imposed on his state by President Good luck Jonathan.

A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Information, Abdullahi Bego, said the Governor was in support of Mr President’s decision on the imposition of state of emergency in the state, as there would have been no other alternative to peace.

“As everyone knows, there is no alternative to peace. The Yobe state Government therefore agrees with Mr President on the need to take more effective measures to address the problem of insecurity in the country” the statement says.

Governor Gaidam, while supporting the decision of President Jonathan expressed regrets that over the past few years, the problems of insecurity and criminality in the state and other states of the north have led to many deaths and injuries, thereby causing untold hardship to millions of innocent people. Read more

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