Ahead of Saturday, March 11, governorship election, the Governor of Gombe state, Muhammadu Yahaya, has apologized to the Christian faithful in the state.
Governor Yahaya, who is seeking re-election, tendered the apology during a meeting with leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Gombe state chapter, held at the Government House on Saturday, March 4.
Speaking on Saturday, Governor Yahaya, who did not say what he was apologising for, said his administration might have made some errors.
The governor said as a human being who is capable of erring, he thought it wise to apologise and seek a fresh start. While promising to do better in his second administration, he said the upcoming elections should be devoid of sentiments.
“It should be achievements-based and infrastructural development that has a direct impact to the people as a guiding consideration. As in every human endeavour, me and this administration might have committed errors. I request the gathering to forgive and chart a new course for continued development of the state.”he said
He thanked the people for giving him their mandate in 2019 while also listing some of his administration’s achievements including the provision of quality healthcare facilities, educational upliftment, road infrastructure, and the peace and security prevalent in the state among others. He called on the Christian community to vote for him again for the sustainability of the development of the state.