The Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, pays a heartfelt tribute to the late Dr Mahmud Tukur by renaming the prominent Abuja road in Yola Town, Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa State after him.
Previously known as Lamido Sanda Road, the road had been renamed during the tenure of the late Lamido of Adamawa, HRH Aliyu Mustapha, from Abuja road. However, Governor Fintiri has officially renamed it in honour of Mahmud Tukur.
Recognizing an Accomplished Scholar and Humanitarian
Dr Mahmud Tukur was widely acclaimed for his scholarly achievements, humanitarian efforts, and strong principles. As an elder statesman, Governor Fintiri chooses to preserve and honour his virtues by bestowing his name upon a prominent road in Adamawa State.
A Distinguished Public Servant
Having served as the Minister of Commerce and Industry during the Military regime of former President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Mahmud Tukur passed away in 2021 at his residence in Abuja. His selfless dedication to the state and the nation left an indelible mark.
Dr Mahmud Tukur Road: An Enduring Tribute
Mrs Alice Ambrose Gombe Yola, the town planner of the Adamawa State Urban and Regional Planning Development Board, confirms the official renaming of the road to Dr Mahmud Tukur Road.
She highlights Dr Mahmud Tukur’s exceptional contributions and emphasizes that immortalizing him through this gesture ensures his lasting remembrance.
Governor Fintiri: Commended For Honouring A Great Man
Mrs Alice Ambrose Gombe Yola commends Governor Ahmadu Fintiri for his thoughtful recognition of Dr Mahmud Tukur, a man of outstanding character. She describes the decision to rename the road as a divine choice and predicts that Governor Fintiri’s administration will be fondly remembered for this meaningful act.
Praise For Governor Fintiri’s Vision
Mrs Alice Ambrose Gombe Yola also praises Governor Fintiri for his commendable urban renewal policies and the remarkable development initiatives implemented throughout the state.
These efforts reflect the commitment of the administration towards creating a thriving environment for the people of Adamawa.
Preserving The Legacy Of Dr Mahmud Tukur
Dr Mahmud Tukur is one of the esteemed sons of Adamawa, a national leader whose memory should be cherished,” expresses Alice.
By immortalizing him through the renaming of the road, the community will perpetually remember him in their prayers and his outstanding legacy will endure in the hearts of the people.
The renaming of Abuja Road to Dr Mahmud Tukur Road in Adamawa State stands as a lasting tribute to a remarkable scholar, humanitarian, and elder statesman.
Governor Fintiri’s decision ensures that Dr Mahmud Tukur’s contributions to the state and the nation will be forever etched in the annals of history.No schema found.