Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa State along with members of his Cabinet, on Monday celebrated Eid el-Kabir with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the Malkohi Camp.
Bindow said at the occasion that he would continue to support the cause of humanity, especially the disadvantaged people.
He assured the IDPs of his administration’s resolve to facilitate their prompt integration.
“We will continue to support you and give you a sense of belonging.
“My administration will continue to identify with the disadvantaged in the society.
“And today demonstrates our commitment to identify with you by celebrating this year’s Eid el-Kabir with you in this camp.’’
The governor urged the people of the state,, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support his administration to achieve its agenda of transforming the state.
“This administration’s developmental stride can only be meaningful if the story of the displaced persons is re-written.’’
Earlier, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Malam Ahmed Sajoh, said that the government would not renege on its responsibility to provide security and social welfare to the people.
Sajoh said that the administration would continue to execute people friendly programmes and projects.
He urged the IDPs to be security conscious and maintain vigilance within their immediate environment.
Responding on behalf of the IDPs, Mr Dominic Samuel, expressed their gratitude to the state government for its sustained concern about their welfare.
Samuel said that the meeting provided the opportunity for the IDPs to relay some of their challenges to the governor.
He said that the IDPs community would continue to pray for the success of the administration.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the high point of the occasion was when the governor served the people with assorted foods.
The feast was accompanied with various cultural dances.