By James Ezema
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has been named the 2019 Governor of the year by Authentic News Daily, an online news site.
The top Kaduna- based award winning Online News Site announced Gombe Governor winner of its fifth edition of Annual Awards for the year 2019 during weekend.
The Consulting Editor of Authentic News Daily, Jacob Onjewu Dickson said Governor Inuwa Yahaya was awarded Governor of the year as a result of unprecedented achievements within his seven months in office.
The statement congratulated the winners, while urging them to keep up the good works that earned them the recognition.
Recall that Governor Inuwa Yahaya has consistently maintain top 5 in monthly performance rating by Progressives Governors Forum, an umbrella body for APC Governors.
The Performance rating which aims at tracking the activities of the states under the leadership of the All Progressive Congress spreads across empowerment, job creation, healthcare, education, security, transportation, power, environment, sports and other critical sectors.
The award lays credence to successes recorded by the current administration led by Governor Inuwa Yahaya in areas of Water Supply, health, education, agriculture, road construction, rural development, youth empowerment and others. It should be noted that the governor is also prioritizing Workers’ welfare and pensioners as he recently released N1.650bn for payment of inherited outstanding gratuity for State Retirees.
“Full categories listed below:
1 ‘AUTHENTIC’ MAN OF THE YEAR
2 ‘AUTHENTIC’ POLITICIAN OF THE YEAR
3 ‘AUTHENTIC” WOMAN OF THE YEAR
4 ‘AUTHENTIC GOVERNOR’ OF THE YEAR
Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe)/Seyi Makinde (Oyo)
5 ‘AUTHENTIC LEGISLATOR’ OF THE YEAR
Honourable Yakubu Barde
6 AUTHENTIC BUSINESSPERSON OF THE YEAR
7 ‘AUTHENTIC’ MDA OF THE YEAR
Standards Organization of Nigeria
8 ‘AUTHENTIC’ BRAND OF THE YEAR
9 ‘AUTHENTIC’CORPORATE ORGANISATION OF THE YEAR
10 ‘AUTHENTIC’ NGO OF THE YEAR
Atiku Care Foundation
11 ‘AUTHENTIC’ MILITARY OR PARAMILITARY OUTFIT OF THE YEAR
12 ‘AUTHENTIC’ SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR
Nigerian Tulip International School
13 ‘AUTHENTIC’ UNIVERSITY OF THE YEAR
14 ‘AUTHENTIC’ JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
15 ‘AUTHENTIC’ SPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Engineer Musa Nimrod
16 ‘AUTHENTIC’ OPPOSITION FIGURE OF THE YEAR
Comrade Timi Frank
17 ‘AUTHENTIC’ ENTERTAINMENT PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR