Former British Prime Minister who initiated the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change has expressed satisfaction over Governor Bello Matawalle’s approach towards solving the lingering crisis in Zamfara State.
This was contained in a press statement signed by the Special Adviser to Governor Matawalle on media and public enlightenment, Zailai Bappa.
The statement revealed that Blair, who received Matawalle at the Institute in London said he was impressed by the Governor’s reach-out to the international community as an added effort aimed at solving the internal crisis facing his state.
The former British Prime minister promised to use his capacity in mobilising support, resources and investors to Zamfara State as his own contribution and concern to the humanitarian crisis facing the state.
‘My Institute will assist in the area of security and development because the Governor’s interaction with the United Nations on these matters of concern is not only a welcomed development but a step in the right direction.
Earlier, Governor Matawalle commended the former Prime Minister and his Institute for their unbridled support to the needy and promised to continue to liaise with the Institute for the betterment of the international community.
The Governor noted the contributions of the Institute to African Countries such as Ghana, Togo, Ethiopia, Vote d’ Voire, among others. “We have also seen how this Institute has helped to improve
public policy, governance, and service delivery in a number of states”, the Governor added.
He said that the state is in dire need of support in the area of security, humanitarian crisis and healthcare.(Dailypost)