Constituency Projects: I am Not a Name-dropping Legislator-Jobe


Chairman House Committee on Rural Development and member representing Dawakin-Tofa, Rimin-Gado and Tofa Federal Constituency in Kano State, Engineer Tijjani Abdulkadir Jobe to represent the obligation given to him by the voters.

Jobe said “I would not want be branded as a name dropping legislator”.

Speaking shortly after the flag-off of the Rimin-Gado-Gulu road held at the Rimin-Gado Local Government Area on Sunday, Jobe stated that his style of representation was not that of unnecessary noise making, rather it was predicated on action.

Abdulkadir stressing that the mandate given to him by his people to serve at the National Assembly for four consecutive terms was a testimony of his purposeful representation.

According to him, making empty promises and promises based on deceit and propaganda is unbecoming of a person voted on trust and confidence to serve his people at the time when such people were in dire need of critical infrastructure in order to have a good taste of the much pronounced dividend of democracy.

The lawmaker pointing out that no responsible politician would love to be associated with myriad of failures.

He however stated that executing constituency projects to the satisfaction of his people had been the major cardinal thrust since coming on board as a legislator.

Jobe adding that in the last one year, he had successfully executed 48 various projects ranging from drilling of boreholes, solar energy pumps and classrooms blocks in addition to the roads he constructed.

He further revealed that the contract awarded for the construction of Rimin gado -Gulu town was meant to assist farmers in the area to transport the crops they cultivated for onward disposal in the markets lamenting that the absence of such a road network had greatly hampered the resolve of farmers in the areas in accessing the markets without tears.

He said the contract of the road awarded, would be closely monitored for quality assurance, calling on people in the area not to hesitate in pin-pointing where lapses were detected.

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