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June 12: Bauchi governor calls for upgrade in living standards

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state said on Wednesday that the best way his administration would celebrate Democracy Day was to upgrade the living standard of citizens of the state.

Mohammed stated this in Bauchi in a message to the people to commemorate 2019 Democracy day in the state.

According to him, it will be done through the provision of critical infrastructure, ensuring sound education, stimulating agricultural growth and qualitative healthcare for Bauchi state citizens.

Mohammed described 2019 Democracy Day as unique and significant in a special way in recognition of M.K.O. Abiola, the democratically elected president in 1993 general elections.

He praised the heroism and dynamism of late Abiola for his examplary contribution to the evolution of democracy in Nigeria.

He said that Bauchi state as the incubation centre of politics in the country, would provide exemplary leadership anchored on the finest democratic principles and practices of good governance, transparency and delivery.

Mohammed assured all citizens that in the coming years, Bauchi state would rank among the best in all spheres of development.

Source: Voice of Nigeria