Former President Atiku Abubakar has commissioned the 4.4 kilometer Gombe road bye pass to Maiduguri road in Bauchi state.

He did this yesterday, 25th of November 2021 .

Coincidently, The occasion falls on the same day as his birthday.

The Ex- President clocked 75 years and marked it the commissioning ceremony.

The road was constructed on the first year of office of the Bauchi State Governor Senator Bala Muhammed Abdulkadir

To honour him,  the road was named after the former Vice president (Atiku Abubakar road)

Speaking at the commissioning ceremony, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar described Governor Bala Mohammed as the construction Governor of the year.

He commended the Governor for constructing the road and urged the governor to consolidate on his zeal towards impacting positively on the lives of the people.

However, Atiku called on Government to prioritize provision of physical infrastructure

to enhance job creation and economic empowerment.

In his words, “the country needs extra commitments in eradicating the wave of unemployment and insecurity”

The ceremony crowned with a cake to celebrate him.

 Atiku responded to the celebration saying,

“Today, I read with emotion your birthday greetings to me.

I don’t normally like celebrating birthdays, but here you are today, making me celebrate my birthday with a birthday cake and birthday bull.

“I never had it in my life like this. Your excellency, words alone are not enough for me to describe how I feel today.

“I want to appeal to the good people of Bauchi state to support their governor.

“Give him all the support that he needs as you can see that if you give him the support, he will also serve you very well”

“He is not a governor that is actually ruling or governing you, he is a governor who is serving you,”

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